Industrial Technology

Our Industrial Technology research platform is focused on disruptive companies and industries using innovative engineering and manufacturing techniques that help to improve efficiency, production, supply chain management, reduce emissions, etc. The tools used to accomplish these goals range from intelligent machines, robotics, and data mining and real-time information utilizing Internet-of-Things (IOT) technology. IOT is an increasingly valuable resource for companies as it can help to minimize equipment and manpower, while maximize production and throughput across a wide variety of industries.


Shawn Severson is President & Co-Founder of Water Tower Research. Prior to co-founding Water Tower Research and previously founding predecessor firm alphaDIRECT Advisors, Shawn spent over 20 years as a senior equity research analyst covering the Technology and ClimateTech sectors, including senior positions at JMP Securities, ThinkEquity, Robert W. Baird (London) and Raymond James, and he started his career as an equity research associate at Kemper Securities. View Team Page