Daniel Ives

Managing Director, Equity Research


Daniel Ives is a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst covering the Technology sector at Wedbush Securities since 2018. Dan has been a tech analyst on Wall Street for over two decades covering the software and the broader technology sector. He spent the first few years of his career as a financial analyst at HBO and then received his MBA in Finance before becoming a globally known technology equity research analyst and Managing Director with FBR Capital Markets for 16 years, focusing on the enterprise software/hardware sectors including cyber security, cloud computing, big data technology, and the mobile landscape. A major area of his research focus is electric vehicles and disruptive technology over the next decade.

Dan is a highly sought-after tech expert around the world, has been a keynote speaker across the US, Europe, and Asia and regularly makes television appearances on networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and Fox News to provide commentary related to his technology expertise. Dan has also appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, PBS NewsHour, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight, and CBS Evening News. Dan can be heard regularly doing radio on the tech sector for Bloomberg, ABC News, NPR, BBC, and other radio broadcasts throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Dan is often cited globally by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, Chicago Tribune, NY Post, Los Angeles Times, The Telegraph, San Francisco Chronicle, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, South China Morning Post, Barron’s, The Times of London, Financial Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, and New York Times, among many others.


Daniel’s Edge: What sets Daniel apart is his deep relationships with management teams in both the public and private sector developed throughout his decades-long career. He is very entrenched in the VC community and has hundreds of customers/IT product managers/CIOs who he regularly speaks with to maintain his finger on the pulse with regard to spending and secular themes in the field. He has become a valuable resource when it comes to understanding trends in consumer behavior and deciphering companies’ direction in tech and software development.


  • Apple, Inc. (AAPL)
  • C3.ai (AI)
  • Canoo (GOEV)
  • Cerence Inc. (CRNC)
  • Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP)
  • Consensus Cloud Solutions Inc. (CCSI)
  • Cognyte Software Ltd. (CGNT)
  • Cyberark Software Ltd (CYBR)
  • DocuSign (DOCU)
  • Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc (ELMS)
  • Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc. (FFIE)
  • Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)
  • General Motors Company (GM)
  • Getaround, Inc. (GETR)
  • Lyft, Inc. (LYFT)
  • Matterport Inc. (MTTR)
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
  • Nice LTD (NICE)
  • Nikola Corp. (NKLA)
  • Palantir Technologies Inc. (PLTR)
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
  • Pegasystems, Inc. (PEGA)
  • Planet Labs PBC (PL)
  • Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)
  • Rivian Automotive Inc (RIVN)
  • Salesforce.com (CRM)
  • SoundHound AI Inc (SOUN)
  • Telos Corp. (TLS)
  • Tenable Holdings, Inc. (TENB)
  • Tesla (TSLA)
  • The Metals Company Inc (TMC)
  • Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER)
  • Varonis Systems, Inc. (VRNS)
  • Verint Systems, Inc. (VRNT)
  • VinFast Auto Ltd (VFS)
  • Xos Inc. (XOS)
  • Ziff Davis Inc. (ZD)
  • Zscaler Inc. (ZS)