As the key analyst who oversees all research across the smart home and home appliance space, Blake Kozak keeps close and continuous watch of his fast-evolving sphere, which has undergone significant change in recent years. Blake’s charter encompasses critical market signifiers such as industry revenue intake, the market’s performance over time, historical as well as new business models, and opportunities for expansion and growth.
During the past 10 years, Blake has been the author of numerous syndicated reports and intelligence services on a broad spectrum of products, including intruder alarms, electronic physical access control, access control as a service (ACaaS), perimeter security, and residential security. Blake is also a regular speaker at industry events.
Before joining the company, Blake helped supervise the access control system of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He also interned with a US congressional leader to conduct research on healthcare and other initiatives.
Blake earned his B.A. in public policy from Ohio University, and was accepted for membership in the prestigious, invitation-only Phi Beta Kappa honor society.