At KeyBanc Rob and his team focus on understanding the key drivers of the enabling technologies involved with the Internet and corporate IT. Rob joined KeyBanc Capital Markets through its acquisition of Pacific Crest Securities. He has been with the firm since 1994, and manages its security and infrastructure software practice. Rob’s accolades include a third-place ranking in The Wall Street Journal‘s “Best on the Street” survey for his earnings forecasting; a sixth-place ranking in a Reuters survey for his software sector research; and rankings in Institutional Investor‘s 2006-2009 and 2003 All-America Research Teams, with an honorable mention in the software category in 2011. Rob is frequently a speaker at industry conferences and tradeshows. Rob graduated cum laude with a B.S. in mathematics and finance from Linfield College.