Blake Kozak

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.