Industrial & Diversified Growth
Senior Analyst, Electronic Manufacturing Services & Electronic Components
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, Advanced Industrial Technologies/Display, Vision & Imaging Technologies
Telephone: (212) 705-0381
Jim Ricchiuti joined Needham & Company in 1999. Prior to that Jim was with Lehman Brothers for more than five years, where he focused on covering technology companies in the imaging, software and components businesses. He was ranked second in The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" poll for 2004. His background includes providing research coverage on small and mid-cap companies for Bear Stearns from 1986 to 1993, as well as Argus Research through the early part of the 1980s. He is a graduate of St. John’s.
| Clean Technologies
| Enterprise Infrastructure
| Industrial & Diversified Growth | Internet, Entertainment & Consumer
| Semiconductors & Equipment
| Software & Services