Citi Research, Director: Telecom, Media, Technology Sectors
David Phipps is a Director and publishing research analyst for Citi’s leveraged credit covering the Telecom, Media and Technology sectors. He was a founding member of Citi’s leveraged credit publishing team when it was re-established mid-2012. David joined Citi in February 2007 and spent his first five years in a non-publishing role following TMT leveraged and investment grade credits. Prior to Citi, he worked at Advent Capital Management, where from 2003 to 2007 he was a portfolio manager and assistant head of research for fixed income and convertible securities. He also had coverage responsibilities for TMT credits. Prior to Advent, David was employed by JPMorgan and was recognized in the Institutional Investor’s “All-American Fixed Income Research Survey” where he was rated #1 for high yield technology sector coverage 2000 – 2002. David began his finance career with Chase Manhattan Bank in the Mergers & Acquisitions group and the Special Loan group. He has an MBA with distinction from the University of Michigan and a BS, magna cum laude, in computer science from Virginia Tech.