Jayson Noland is Baird’s senior analyst covering IT Solutions & Networking. Prior to joining Baird in 2005, he worked for technology firms in the Silicon Valley in engineering and business development roles. In 2016, he was ranked by Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards (StarMine) as the No. 3 stock picker in Communications Equipment. In 2015, he was ranked by StarMine as the No. 1 stock picker in Communications Equipment. In both 2008 and 2009, he was included in The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” analyst rankings – Computers and Office Equipment. In 2009, he was designated as an Institutional Investor “Best Up and Comer” – IT Hardware. Jayson received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago.