Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> October 16, 2001

Wireless Services & Carriers: Douglas Makin – Kaufman Bros Lp

DOUGLAS MAKIN is an Investment Analyst for Kaufman Bros., L.P. who covers the wireless communications and data services industry. He is focusing on cellular, personal communication services (PCS) and wireless data providers, as well as wireless application service providers. Key trends that bode well for this space include rising growth rates of mobile penetration in the US market, coupled with the expanding pervasiveness of the Internet. Prior to joining KBRO, Mr. Makin was a Vice President at ABN AMRO for over two years where he followed wireless services companies and worked on initial public offerings, such as AT&T Wireless Group. He also worked as a research associate covering the semiconductor and electronics industry at Gruntal & Co. Mr. Makin holds a BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Profile
TWST: What is your general sense and group expectations for the wireless

services area?

Mr. Makin: The specific vertical is wireless services with coverage of

the wireless carriers ' AT&T