Masahiro Wakasugi is a senior analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, a unique research platform that provides context on industries, companies, and government policy, available on the Bloomberg Professional Service at BI <GO>. Mr. Wakasugi specializes in technology hardware industries, including global semiconductor production equipment, electronic component and consumer electronics.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, he covered Japanese technology companies as a research analyst at BNP Paribas and Jefferies.
Prior to his sell-side roles, Mr. Wakasugi worked for AllianceBernstein as a buy-side analyst in the growth equity department, covering Japanese technology companies. Mr. Wakasugi also co-managed a mutual fund, Asian Technology Fund, which received Lipper Fund Awards in 2009.
Mr. Wakasugi has a bachelor’s and master’s degree of engineering from Waseda University in Japan. He is a chartered member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA).