Ira M. Weinstein

Senior Analyst & Partner

Ira M. Weinstein is a Senior Analyst and Partner at Wainhouse Research (WR) and a 25+ 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]

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

A real-world guide to making informed decisions
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Information and insight into choosing the right approach for your organization
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Hands-on testing of a hardware / software bundle that adds group conferencing to small and medium meeting...
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Hands-on testing of ReadyTalk's video conferencing service and group video system
Posted: 1 Sep 2016 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Posted: 1 Sep 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Hands-on testing of a leading collaborative environment
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Company profile focused on an innovative telehealth platform and solution provider
Posted: 2 Aug 2016 --- Content Type: Company / Vendor Profiles
Hands-on testing of a new way to record video meetings
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Posted: 8 Jul 2016 --- Content Type: Blog Entries