Alan D. Greenberg

Senior Analyst & Partner

Alan is an expert on collaborative meeting and ideation technologies and the application of these to team productivity, education, and e-Learning.  He contributes to the Wainhouse Research Meeting Room Collaboration, Enterprise Video, and Personal Meeting services.  He has more than 25 years experience as consultant, analyst, communicator, and strategist, with significant experience helping start-ups launch their products and larger vendors devise new products and services.  He is the author of hundreds of reports, surveys, forecasts, research notes, and profiles related to ideation, interactive flat panels and whiteboards, brainstorming software, collaboration, video conferencing, web conferencing, online meetings, distance education and e-Learning, lecture capture, Learning Experience Platforms, mobile video, and virtual worlds.  He also contributes to the Wainhouse Research Blog.

Alan has keynoted or presented at dozens of events, including the Wainhouse Research Summit, InfoComm, USDLA, Telecon, Collaborate, ITCA, statewide distance educational associations, ISTE, Online Educa, ED-NET, Blackboard World, ATD, Panopto, Sonic Foundry, Telstra, and other conferences. He has delivered dozens of webinars for the likes of Polycom, Cisco, SMART Technologies, Nureva, Adobe, GoToMeeting, InFocus, Blackboard, D2L, SAP, Panopto, Sonic Foundry, West, Education Networks of America, ISTE Video conferencing SIG, and many others. He specializes in primary end user research, and is a Burke Institute-trained focus group moderator and interviewer.

Past end user clients include Accenture, Utah Ed-Net, BC-Net/University of British Columbia, Jackson Laboratory, University of Wyoming Outreach School, Catholic University Leuven, State of Wyoming, Drexel University, University of NSW Australia, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and Touro University Nevada.

Alan is considered an International authority on ideation, visual collaboration, distance learning, telecommunications, and multimedia technologies, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, Inc. Magazine, Asia Business, and many other publications.  He joined Wainhouse Research in January 2003 after stints from 1987-1994 and 1998-2002 in his own consulting practices.  Prior to joining Wainhouse Research he held marketing positions with Texas Instruments (multimedia and early voice services), VTEL (video conferencing and early online collaboration), and several Austin, Texas-based start-ups. He holds an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from Hampshire College, Amherst MA.


For vendors, service providers, venture capitalists, and resellers, Alan offers product & market validation, product positioning, forecasting, thought leadership, brand strategies, and end user research such as online or brick-and-mortar focus groups, executive interviews, and online research.

For end user organizations, Alan draws on years of experience helping corporations, universities, statewide networks, and training organizations implement new technologies and programs to support adoption, drawing on his extensive knowledge of the collaboration and distance education / training user and vendor communities.

Contact Info

Phone: +1 512 481 7691
Email: [email protected]

Follow Alan on Twitter: @AlanGatWR

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Streaming Provider with a K-12 Focus Expanding its Base
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 --- Content Type: Company / Vendor Profiles
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Usage & User Preferences for Web Conferencing and Related Offerings
Posted: 1 Jul 2016 --- Content Type: Survey Reports
Information about and insight into Google’s Apps for Education portfolio and service offering
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Company / Vendor Profiles
Hybrid Mobile Content Management System / Streaming and Archiving and Collaboration Platform
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Company / Vendor Profiles
Are Educators Ready for the Data Provided by Collaborative Ed Tech Providers?
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Survey Reports
Analysis from a survey of Higher Education, K-12, and educational service providers
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Survey Reports