Ben Z. Rose is president of Battle Road Research (http://www.battleroad.com/), an equity research firm that covers over 70 stocks in five dynamic sectors: technology, solar power, education, eConsumer, and healthcare. Battle Road Research, founded in October of 2001, is one of the original eleven members of the Investorside Research Association, a trade group which certifies that its members have no investment banking ties. Prior to starting Battle Road, Rose was was a senior analyst researching software and internet stocks for Boston-based Tucker Anthony, and Adams, Harkness & Hill. He holds a B.A. from George Washington University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan.