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, and has been on Wall Street for two decades covering the software and broader technology sectors. 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 well-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 the next decade of disruptive technology.

Dan is a highly sought-after tech expert globally, has been a keynote speaker across the US, Europe, and Asia and regularly makes television appearances on networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, ABC, CNN, and Fox Business to provide commentary related to his technology experience. Dan is often cited around the world by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, The Los Angeles Times, The Telegraph, San Francisco Chronicle, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, South China Morning Post, Barron’s, Financial Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The New York Times, among others. 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)
  • Consensus Cloud Solutions Inc. (CCSI)
  • 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)
  • Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc. (FFIE)
  • Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)
  • General Motors Company (GM)
  • Hyzon Motors Inc. (HYZN)
  • J2 Global, Inc. (JCOM)
  • Li-Cycle (LICY)
  • Lyft, Inc. (LYFT)
  • Matterport Inc. (MTTR)
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
  • Nice LTD (NICE)
  • Nikola Corp. (NKLA)
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
  • Pegasystems Inc (PEGA)
  • Planet Labs PBC (PL)
  • Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)
  • Rivian Automotive Inc (RIVN)
  • SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SAIL)
  • 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)
  • Wejo Inc. (WEJO)
  • Xos Inc. (XOS)
  • Ziff Davis Inc. (ZD)
  • Zscaler (ZS)