Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> January 11, 2001

Wireless Communcations Equipment: Richard Valera – Needham & Company

RICHARD VALERA is an Equity Research Analyst for Needham and Company covering companies in the wireless communications equipment industry. Prior to joining Needham in October 1997, Mr. Valera spent nine years in the Electronic Design Automation industry, most recently as a Senior Applications Consultant at Synopsys, an industry leading provider of logic synthesis and verification tools. Prior to Synopsys, Mr. Valera was employed at Viewlogic Systems and Racal-Redac/ HHB Systems in a variety of technical and marketing capacities. Mr. Valera has an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Profile
TWST: Within wireless communications equipment, what are the segments

that you cover and what are the elements that investors should focus on

within those areas over the next 12 months?