Ira M. Weinstein

Senior Analyst & Partner

Ira M. Weinstein is a Senior Analyst and Partner at Wainhouse Research (WR) and a 20-year veteran of the conferencing, collaboration, and audio-visual industries. 

Ira is an expert on video conferencing, collaboration, audio-visual, and UC products and services including group / room solutions, personal systems, and mobile offerings.  He has authored hundreds of articles, documents, and reports on the solutions, trends, and technologies within these market spaces.

Ira’s time is divided between the following areas:

  • Core research (briefings with vendors, resellers, service providers, and end-users, surveys and interviews, etc.)
  • Content creation including research notes, company profiles, solution reviews, rich media clips, evaluation reports, etc.
  • Hands-on testing of conferencing, collaboration, UC, and AV products and services
  • Public and private speaking at events and conferences
  • Providing strategic advisory / consulting services to manufacturers, service providers, channel partners, end-users, and members of the financial community


Ira has extensive experience helping vendors with business development, competitive assessments, positioning and messaging, and go to market strategies. 

In addition, Ira leads WR’s end-user consulting practice and provides strategic support services (situational assessments, needs assessments, GAP analyses, recommendations, RFI / RFP support, negotiation support, etc.) to large enterprises around the world.

Ira has been an industry analyst and consultant since 2001.  Prior to joining Wainhouse Research, Ira held senior positions with conferencing and AV vendors, distributors, and resellers.  In addition, Ira ran the global conferencing department for a Fortune 50 investment bank.

Ira is based in South Florida, USA (near Fort Lauderdale) and can be reached as follows:

Contact Info:
Phone: +1 770 408 0460
Email: [email protected]


The list below contains content created by or contributed to by Ira M. Weinstein ...

Hands-on testing of a Skype for Business conferencing solution for use in the meeting room.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Hands-on testing of an all-in-one USB mic, speaker, and camera solution for small to medium spaces.
Posted: 8 Aug 2017 --- Content Type: White Papers
Hands-on testing of a flexible wireless presentation system
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Information and insight into some of the key happenings at InfoComm 2017
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Hands-on testing of an advanced wireless presentation system (WPS)
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 --- Content Type: White Papers