Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 22, 2009

Trends In Interactive Entertainment – Colin A. Sebastian – Lazard Capital Markets

COLIN A. SEBASTIAN is a Senior Vice President in equity research covering Internet and interactive entertainment companies at Lazard Capital Markets. Prior to joining Lazard in 2006 as a Senior Analyst, he covered e-commerce and interactive entertainment at Thomas Weisel Partners, and was part of the Internet team that ranked second in the annual Greenwich survey. He is widely quoted in industry and financial media publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Investors Business Daily, Financial Times and The New York Times, and he has appeared frequently on CNBC, Bloomberg and CNN. Prior to Wall Street, Mr. Sebastian served as Founder/COO of a Web-based career services start-up and as a business analyst leading a software development team for a Fortune 500 company. He received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA. Profile
TWST: How have the video game/interactive entertainment software companies fared during the recession? In particular, how have sales been in the holiday season?

Mr. Sebastian: 2009 may be remembered