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 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.