Robert W. Baird & Co.

Robert W. Baird & Co. is an employee owned brokerage and investment bank founded in 1919. Baird's research department has been writing on automated data capture technologies for over ten years, and has published RFID Monthly for the past five years, which can be accessed at During the past five years, small- and mid-cap institutional fund managers ranked Baird as their highest quality, most trusted research provider, according to Greenwich Associates annual survey. In addition, Baird has been rated as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” during the past five years.