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Corey Tobin, Partner

Research Analyst, Co-Director of Research, U.S. Growth and Core Equity Team

Corey Tobin, partner, is a research analyst and director of research for the U.S. Growth and Core Equity team at William Blair Investment Management. He focuses on U.S. small-cap technology companies. Before rejoining William Blair in 2012, Corey was the senior vice president of healthcare solutions and corporate planning for Trustwave Holdings, Inc., a provider of data security and compliance solutions. In this role, he led Trustwave’s administrative and planning functions, such as its financial planning and analysis, human resources, sales operations, facilities, investor relations, and special projects areas. From 2001 through 2011, Corey served in William Blair’s sell-side research group, focusing on specialty software and healthcare IT companies; in this role he was recognized by the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Forbes. Before joining William Blair, Corey was an associate at private-equity firm Willis Stein & Partners, an analyst in the M&A investment banking group of Merrill Lynch, and an associate in the financial advisory services practice at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). He received a B.S. in business administration with high distinction from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and an M.S. in computer science with recognition from the University of Chicago.

IT Security Stocks: All-Weather Tires

IT Security Stocks: All-Weather Tires

In a previous post, I discussed the evolving IT security landscape. In part two of this series, I’ll discuss investment opportunities and how we evaluate IT security stocks. In my view, IT security stocks are like all-weather tires—you can always build a case for...

The Changing IT Security Landscape

The Changing IT Security Landscape

Forward-thinking companies are increasingly using data to improve many aspects of their businesses. As malicious actors realize the value of this data, the need for enhanced IT security has dramatically increased, creating investment opportunities in the cybersecurity...

Uncovering Unique AI Investments

Uncovering Unique AI Investments

Many large-cap companies are discussing their artificial intelligence initiatives. But we’re focused on identifying companies with rare datasets or that are uniquely positioned in an industry, which can create proprietary revenue streams and long-term investment...

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