“[The main purpose was to] … cash out the insiders.”

 — Roger Kay, CNBC, 9/8/2014, on Alibaba’s IPO

 

Roger L. Kay, Founder and President

Picture of Roger KayRoger L. Kay founded Endpoint Technologies Associates, Inc., an independent technology market intelligence company, in 2005. Previously, he was a vice president at IDC, covering desktop and mobile computers. Before that, he ran his own research and analysis firm, directed operations for a developer of multilingual text processing software, ran a technology analysis and publishing practice for a consulting company, managed international accounts for a data communications equipment manufacturer, and did new product development for a computerized trading network. He has published in a variety of forums and been quoted in a number of publications and other media outlets. Mr. Kay received a B.F.A. from Bennington College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is multilingual, world-traveled, and has bicycled over the Alps. He now lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.