Senior Analyst, Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid
Telephone: (617) 457-0906
Sean Hannan joined Needham & Company in 2005. His research focus addresses the IT Supply Chain (EMS, Components & Sensors), Clean Technology (Smart Grid, Environmental Services) and Industrial. In prior roles at Needham, Sean assisted in the coverage of HDDs, PCs, IT Distributors, and IT Software. Before joining Needham, he held multiple management responsibilities at Manulife Financial (John Hancock) following strategic consulting roles with KPMG Consulting. Sean was ranked #2 in the 2013 FT/StarMine Analyst Awards for earnings estimating in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments category and has been mentioned several times in the Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Survey and was also named to the Top 100 EMS industry influencers (at #51) by Venture Outsource during 2012. He received a B.S. in Finance from Fairfield University and an MBA from Boston College.
Senior Analyst, Energy Creation and Solar/Photovoltaics
Telephone: (415) 262-4896
Edwin Mok joined Needham & Company in 2005. He currently covers the solar photovoltaic, LED lighting and semiconductor capital equipment sectors. Previously, he covered semiconductor companies at Needham & Company, focusing on memory and the PC supply chain. Edwin was ranked second in the 2011 Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey in the Semiconductor Equipment category. Before starting his equity research career, Edwin worked at Applied Materials for over ten years, most recently as the product manager and previously as an engineering manager. He has three degrees from the University of California, Berkeley: a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Finance.
Senior Analyst, Energy Creation, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Services & Sciences
Telephone: (212) 705-0381
Jim Ricchiuti joined Needham & Company in 1999. Prior to joining Needham & Company, Jim was with Lehman Brothers for over five years, where he focused on technology companies in the imaging and electronics businesses. His previous experience includes Bear Stearns from 1986 to 1993 covering a number of small-cap and mid-cap companies. He also worked at Argus Research in the mid-1980s. Jim, a graduate of St. John's University, was second in Earnings Estimator in Electrical Equipment and Instruments, Starmine/Financial Times in 2008.
| Clean Technologies | Communications
| Enterprise Infrastructure
| Industrial & Diversified Growth
| Internet, Entertainment & Consumer
| Semiconductors & Equipment
| Software & Services