Analyst Information

Piper Jaffray Investment Research


Michael Olson

Sr Research Analyst

Michael Olson

Mike Olson is a managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray covering online media, online travel, and video games. Olson has been with Piper Jaffray covering companies in these industries since 2001 and has authored numerous industry reports, including "Internet Video: Field of Dreams or Nightmare on Elm Street," "The Next Leg of Online Travel," and "Pwned: How Casual Games Changed The Gaming Landscape." Olson was recognized as the No. 2 stock picker and earnings estimator in the 2011 Financial Times / StarMine Internet & Catalog Retail category and was ranked in the 2010 Wall Street Journal "Best On The Street" for the Leisure Goods & Services category. Olson holds a bachelor's degree in finance, investment and banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Samuel Kemp
Research Analyst
Yung Kim
Research Analyst
Universe Coverage:
Technology:   Online Content Limited
ATVIActivision Blizzard, Inc.
AKAMAkamai Technologies, Inc.
CHGGChegg, Inc. International, Ltd.
DLBDolby Laboratories, Inc.
EAElectronic Arts Inc.
EXPEExpedia, Inc.
GMEGameStop Corp.
GLUUGlu Mobile Inc.
AWAYHomeAway, Inc.
KINGKing Digital Entertainment plc
NFLXNetflix, Inc.
OUTROuterwall Inc.
ROVIRovi Corporation
TTWOTake-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
PCLNThe Priceline Group Inc.
TRIPTripAdvisor, Inc.
UEICUniversal Electronics Inc.
ZNGAZynga, Inc.