John Butler is a Senior Industry Analyst at Bloomberg LP covering the Telecommunications Industry. In this position, he writes for Bloomberg on a daily basis and frequently provides commentary on Bloomberg TV and radio. Prior to Bloomberg, Mr. Butler was a Senior Portfolio Manager at MacKay Shields LLC, where he worked on a team responsible for managing New York Life’s MainStay Growth Mutual Funds. Mr. Butler previously covered the Telecom Equipment Industry as a Senior Analyst and Managing Director at SG Cowen Securities. Prior to SG Cowen, he worked as a Senior Analyst at Prudential Securities and as an Associate Analyst at Alex Brown & Sons in Baltimore. Mr. Butler earned his MBA from The Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from Lafayette College.