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Senior Principal Analyst, Smart Home
With 10 years of experience in consumer electronics and security markets, Blake Kozak delivers market forecasts and strategic analysis of smart home ecosystems, connecting the dots between device manufacturers, services, and adjacent markets.
At Omdia, Blake produces reports and insights that encompass critical market signifiers, such as industry revenue intake, the market’s performance over time, and historical and new business models, and opportunities for expansion and growth. Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit), Blake had been the author of numerous syndicated reports 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 Omdia, Blake managed the access control system of Ohio University and interned with a US congressional leader in Washington, DC.
Jessica focuses on research for verticals such as smart utilities (China), smart cities, and Internet of Things (IoT). She has produced case studies, profiles, and indices and enjoys talking to companies to understand market trends and development.
Jessica’s market research career started with Euromonitor International, specializing in home and tech products. In November 2016, she joined legacy IHS Markit (now Omdia). Her greatest achievement as an analyst is to connect businesses with critical intelligence that helps up their game.
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