Crabtree Asset Management invests in growing technology companies.Barry Randall is the firm's founder and chief investment officer. He has more than 20 years of professional investing experience. Barry spent five years as a technology stock analyst and 10 more years managing mutual funds that focused on small-cap and technology stocks. He has experience managing mutual funds and separately managed accounts as large as $650 million. Prior to earning his MBA in 1993, he spent six years as a professional computer programmer.Barry earned a Wall Street Journal 'Category King' award for his co-management of a small cap mutual fund in 2006. As of September 2017, Morningstar rated the Crabtree Multi-Cap Technology composite, of which the strategy offered at Covestor is a component, as having Four Stars for trailing 3-year, trailing 5-year and Overall. Barry has been quoted regularly in Forbes, US News & World Report, TheStreet.com and E-Commerce Times. He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News.Crabtree Asset Management LLC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The whole effort is a transparent attempt by Brin and Page to maintain their voting control over the company.