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 ...

Hands-on testing of a set-top video endpoint that's a bit more than meets the eye
Posted: 7 Jul 2016 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Blog Entries
Hands-on testing of an interesting collaborative whiteboard offering
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Hands-on testing of Yorktel’s Pexip-powered offering
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Guidance and options for those seeking more than SfB video can provide
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Workplace and resource management meets video conferencing scheduling and workflow automation. Does 1+1 = 3?
Posted: 3 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: Research Notes
Hands-on testing of this low cost, standards-based video endpoint and back-end management portal.
Posted: 3 Jun 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Company profile of the largest AV integrator in the world
Posted: 31 May 2016 --- Content Type: Company / Vendor Profiles
Three key considerations for pervasive video deployment
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers
Hands-on testing of the new and improved version of the leading USB audio / video add-on solution
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 --- Content Type: White Papers