Bob Anastasi joined Raymond James in 1999 as Director of Equity Research and was named Chairman of Global Equity Research in October 2016. He also serves on the Capital Markets Commitment Committee. Mr. Anastasi began covering the technology industry as a research analyst in 1982, when he joined The Robinson Humphrey Company. He was ranked among the top five PC analysts in The Wall Street Journal Best on the Street survey five times, twice taking top honors. He was also named one of 20 executives to watch in the computer industry by Computer Reseller News. Before joining The Robinson Humphrey Company, Mr. Anastasi held a variety of management positions with Hewlett Packard and Ford Motor Company. He has a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.