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Colin Gillis

colingillisColin Gillis
Director of Research & Senior Tech Analyst, BGC Financial

Colin has a decade of sell-side experience as an equity analyst predicting the performance of publicly listed companies. His current focus is on covering and discovering companies that are creating and shaping a new class of globalized media and transaction intelligence that deliver a step-function performance improvement over existing solutions. With the unprecedented quantity of data behaviors currently available – and increasingly captured – on the Internet, a new levelof relevance for media consumption, advertising exposure, marketing messaging, and transaction-driven revenue streams is being created.An electrical engineering graduate with honors from Brown University, and academically published on the topic of computer parallel processing, Colin has 9 years of experience coding and building technology platforms including the first fax-over-IP system. With work experience that includes private startups and public multinationals, Colin has a strong grasp of the details required for small companies to grow revenue and large companies to grow earnings. After receiving his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, Colin joined RBC Capital Market as part of the #1 ranked services research team covering emerging digital and traditional head count driven business. In 2004 Colin joined Adams Harkness as an analyst covering Business and Internet Technology Solutions and quickly was promoted to VP then Director. As a senior analyst Colin covered 20 companies creating and hosting the dedicated Internet conference “HolidayClicks” focused on year-end trends. Most recently Colin specialized intechnology stocks as Director of Research at TheStreet.com.