Equity Research Analysts

Rob Owens
Rob Owens
Senior Research Analyst , Security and Infrastructure Software

Rob Owens, senior research analyst and partner, joined Pacific Crest in 1994 and manages the firm’s security and infrastructure software practice. Rob’s team focuses on understanding the key drivers of the enabling technologies involved with the Internet and corporate IT. Accolades include a third-place ranking in The Wall Street Journal‘s “Best on the Street” 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-American Research Teams, with an honorable mention in the software category in 2011. Rob is frequently a speaker at industry conferences and tradeshows. He graduated cum laude with a B.S. in mathematics and finance from Linfield College.

  • Apptio, Inc. (APTI)
  • Barracuda Networks, Inc. (CUDA)
  • Box, Inc. (BOX)
  • Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP)
  • Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
  • CyberArk Software Ltd. (CYBR)
  • FireEye, Inc. (FEYE)
  • Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)
  • Imperva, Inc. (IMPV)
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT)
  • Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)
  • Rapid7, Inc. (RPD)
  • SecureWorks Corp. (SCWX)
  • ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW)
  • Sophos Group PLC (SOPH-GB)
  • Symantec Corporation (SYMC)
  • VMware, Inc. (VMW)
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