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Work experience

Jan 2001Present

Managing Director

Hochfeld Independent Research Group
Jan 1987Jan 1993

Director of Product Marketing

Jan 1980Jan 1987

VP Marketing

Jan 1974Jan 1980

VP of Sales and Marketing

Memorex
Dec 1969Dec 1973

Senior Financial Analyst

19691969

Combat Medic

U.S. Army

Education

Sep 1967May 1969

MBA

Harvard University
Sep 1963May 1967

Honors degree in Economics

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Interest

I sponsor two recent immigrants from Ecuador- One, Fernando, is in training to be an architect and the other, Fernando's girlfriend is just learning English. I provide for part of their tuition and living expenses and tutor both of them and help them with English writing and comprehension. This came about when they were working in the building I used to live in. I told him that if he was going to be willing to sacrifice current income and get an education, I would help him out, I am avid collection of english and american 18th and early 19th century furniture and ceramics - have been collecting for about 25 years. Ralph Wood - a well known potter is one of my favorite. I am a serious cook and collect wine. Reading - some of my favorite authors, everything from Tom Clancy & Brad Thor to books about economics. I enjoy going to antique shows.

Summary

With more than three decades of experience in the financial sector, Berton Hochfeld serves as Managing Director of the Hochfeld Independent Research Group, based in Stamford, Connecticut. Berton Hochfeld’s firm provides leading investment management professionals throughout the world with research and analysis of the enterprise information technology (IT) market. He also manages the Hepplewhite Fund, a small hedge fund that has been independently rated as a top performer in the IT sphere for several years. The fund has notably achieved profits even in recent years with significantly negative overall benchmark averages. Berton Hochfeld earned an honors degree in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, gaining recognition as an early practitioner of what became the discipline of econometrics. Following service as a U.S. Army combat medic, he took a position as a Senior Financial Analyst in White Plains, New York, undertaking a variety of assignments related to taxes, pricing, accounting, financing, and business development. Mr. Hochfeld subsequently served for over a decade in business development, sales, and marketing capacities with prominent technology vendors such as Raytheon Data Systems, Telex Computer Products, Inc., and IBM Corp. Prior to founding his own firm, Berton Hochfeld held responsibilities as a leading financial analyst with companies such as Montauk Capital Markets Group, Josephthal & Co., F. Eberstadt & Co., and Fahnestock & Co. He gained industry recognition for the accuracy of his forecasts as a sell-side analyst in the enterprise software sector. Outside of finance, Mr. Hochfeld maintains a personal commitment to community activity, currently sponsoring the architectural and English studies of two recent immigrants from Ecuador. He enjoys reading, both fiction and nonfiction, and collecting antiques.