Daniel Ives


Daniel Ives is a Managing Director and Equity Analyst covering the Technology sector at Wedbush. Daniel has been on Wall Street for almost two decades specifically covering the software and the broader technology sector. He spent the first few years of his career as a financial analyst at HBO before becoming a well-known research analyst and Managing Director with FBR Capital Markets, focusing on the enterprise software/hardware sectors including cyber security, cloud computing, big data technology, and the mobile landscape. He also served in executive roles at Synchronoss Technologies, a mobile cloud vendor and GBH Insights, a leading market research firm.

Daniel is a highly sought after tech expert and regularly makes television appearances on networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, CNN, and Fox, to provide commentary related to his technology experience, and is often cited by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, The Mercury News, Financial Times, and New York Times. He holds a BS in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA from the University of Maryland.


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)
  • Cerence Inc. (CRNC)
  • Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP)
  • Cognyte Software Ltd. (CGNT)
  • Cyberark Software Ltd (CYBR)
  • DocuSign (DOCU)
  • Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc (ELMS)
  • Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)
  • General Motors Company (GM)
  • J2 Global, Inc. (JCOM)
  • Lyft, Inc. (LYFT)
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
  • Nice LTD (NICE)
  • Nikola Corp. (NKLA)
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
  • Pegasystems Inc (PEGA)
  • Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)
  • SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SAIL)
  • Telos Corp. (TLS)
  • Tenable Holdings, Inc. (TENB)
  • Tesla (TSLA)
  • Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER)
  • Varonis Systems, Inc. (VRNS)
  • Verint Systems, Inc. (VRNT)
  • Zix Corp (ZIXI)
  • Zscaler (ZS)