Rob DeFrancesco

Robert DeFrancesco is a seasoned technology-stock analyst, who for 13 years covered the sector for Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street newsletter. In 2003, he launched Tech-Stock Prospector (TSP), a research, analytics & advisory service focused on emerging and established tech companies. Robert, managing editor of TSP, uses a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to identify and capitalize on inefficiencies within the tech-stock sector. In addition to conducting in-depth company-specific research, he keeps track of the latest developments across the entire tech landscape, paying particular attention to the major themes--including cloud computing, Web 2.0, social networking, Internet of Things, analytics, virtualization, datacenter consolidation, collaboration, security and mobility. Robert attended Villanova University and American University Law School. He lives in Los Angeles.

Analyst Articles

[from the 12/21/2015 edition of Smart Tech Investor]The cloud software megatrend will power through 2016 in full force because organizations continue to realize the multiple benefits of migrating to the cloud from legacy on-premise solutions.Software accessed from the cloud is not only easier to install, manage and operate, it’s… Read More

[from the 12/21/2015 edition of Smart Tech Investor]The cloud software megatrend will power through 2016 in full force because organizations continue to realize the multiple benefits of migrating to the cloud from legacy on-premise solutions.Software accessed from the cloud is not only easier to install, manage and operate, it’s… Read More

Mobile apps are primed for continued strong growth in the year ahead. That’s because mobile is now the leading digital platform for media and communications. Smartphone penetration in the U.S. has reached 80%, while nearly 90% of all Millennials have their smartphones with them at all times.Total activity on smartphones… Read More

Mobile apps are primed for continued strong growth in the year ahead. That’s because mobile is now the leading digital platform for media and communications. Smartphone penetration in the U.S. has reached 80%, while nearly 90% of all Millennials have their smartphones with them at all times.Total activity on smartphones… Read More