Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 27, 2003

Wireless Food Chain: Christopher Versace – Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc

CHRISTOPHER VERSACE is a Senior Vice President and Senior Analyst in Friedman, Billing, Ramsey Group Inc.'s technology practice, focusing on compound semiconductor and wireless technologies. Mr. Versace joined FBR in May 1998 and has since received honorable mention in Institutional Investor's annual research analyst rankings. In 2001, Mr. Versace was ranked a 5-star analyst by Zacks Investment Services. Prior to joining FBR, Mr. Versace worked in DLJ's number one Institutional Investor-ranked research franchise for capital equipment companies. Prior to DLJ, Mr. Versace was an associate in the research department at Salomon Brothers, where he worked in the capital goods groups. Mr. Versace received an MBA in Finance from Fordham University in 1995, and both a BS in Mathematics and a BA in Economics from Fairfield University in 1990. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with an overview of your coverage?

Mr. Versace: The easiest way to describe the space that we cover

is to take a mobile phone, smash it and look at the variety