Michael S. Davies, CFA is an analyst with over 14 years on Wall Street covering networking, telecommunications, semiconductors, solar, and energy stocks. Mr. Davies has consulted and advised several startup companies in business planning, technology assessment, and market analysis and continues to act as an advisor.
Mike began his career in business development, focusing on computer systems and software before founding a technology consulting and market research firm that provided consulting services for companies such as Apple Computer, Compaq, and Western Digital, and several start-up firms. The scope of consulting services included marketing, research, and business development. Mr. Davies held positions in corporate marketing and management consulting before advancing to Wall Street, where he utilized his extensive knowledge of technology and business strategy as a technology analyst for Ladenburg Thalmann, Gruntal & Co., Caris & Company, and Punk Ziegel & Co.
Mike has published numerous trade journal articles on technology and strategy, delivered presentations at Internet conferences, and has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, and CNN. Mr. Davies possesses an MBA from University of California, Los Angeles and BA in Economics from Columbia University.