Research Team

Bud Leedom, Chairman

 Bud Leedom is Chairman of California Equity Research. Bud has spent 18 years on Wall Street including 15 years as a research analyst. In April 2000, Mr. Leedom joined Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as senior equity analyst. Mr. Leedom became co-managing director of the firm’s healthcare practice in 2002 and was recognized as one of the firm’s best stock picking analysts.


Bud Leedom has been widely publicized. In addition to appearing on CNBC and CBS, his commentary has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron's, Investor's Business Daily and BusinessWeek. Mr. Leedom has been a frequent guest on the ‘KNX Business Hour’ with Frank Mottek heard on AM 1070 radio in Southern California.


Ashish Kummar, Senior Equity Analyst

 Ashish is Senior Equity Analyst at California Equity Research and has served on the analytical team for more than 8 years. He is a healthcare specialist and heads CERs healthcare research. Ashish holds an Engineering Physics degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kartikaye Sharma, Director of Research

Timothy Scott, Equity Analyst

John Wells, Associate Analyst


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