Jim Ricchiuti is a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst at Needham & Company, covering Advanced Industrial Technologies companies. Prior to joining Needham & Company’s research team in May 1999, Jim was with Lehman Brothers for over five years, where he focused on technology companies in the imaging and electronics businesses and from 1986-1993 covered small-cap and mid-cap companies at Bear Stearns. Jim has been following the 3D printing industry for Needham & Company since 2008. In addition to additive and digital manufacturing companies, Jim’s research coverage list currently includes companies in the industrial laser, machine vision, instrumentation, robotics and automation sectors.