Mr. Rooney has over 20 years of technology investment banking experience with the last 17 at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ). Over this period he had significant responsibilities with respect to equity trading, research and corporate finance. From 1985-94, he was consistently ranked as one of the leading technology analysts on Wall Street by Institutional Investor Magazine and on multiple occasions was cited by the Wall Street Journal for the accuracy of his earnings forecasts. More recently he helped build the largest and most profitable software services practice on Wall Street first as an analyst and then as an investment banker. During this time he helped complete nearly 30 capital raising projects raising more than $2.5 billion and completed over $3 billion in M&A transactions. He has extensive expertise in structuring and positioning transactions particularly with respect to the public markets. Mr. Rooney has a BS in Economics/Political Science from Bates College.