Mr. O’Neill is a Senior Research Analyst for Ascendiant Capital Markets LLC.
Mr. O’Neill has twenty-five years of experience as a senior equity research analyst, five of which at Ascendiant. During his career, he has developed an expertise in analyzing and evaluating advanced technologies and new business models. Mr. O’Neill has been recognized as a top analyst by StarMine, Institutional Investor, and The Wall Street Journal.
Mr. O’Neill was previously a Senior Research Analyst with firms such as Wunderlich Securities, Kaufman Brothers, Wells Fargo Securities, A.G. Edwards, C.E. Unterberg Towbin, and Needham & Company. Most recently, Mr. O’Neill founded his own firm, Litchfield Hills Research, focused on emerging technologies, industrials, and consumer goods.
Prior to beginning his career in the securities industry, Mr. O’Neill was Portfolio Manager/Founder of Quantessential Research; Chief Financial Officer of the Institute for Scientific Research; and Strategic Financial Planning Analyst for The Itek Corporation.
Mr. O’Neill earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from New England College, and an Electrical Engineering degree from New Hampshire Technical Institute. Mr. O’Neill holds an Investor Relations Charter (IRC), is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and he maintains FINRA Series 7, 16, 63, 86, and 87 securities registrations.