Blake Krone answers our 7 Questions:
1. What is your full name or the name that most people are fond of calling you?
Blake Arthur Krone, I might answer to other things but folks just call me Blake!
2. Where are you located?
Located in Minneapolis, MN area, born and raised in Minnesota so I don’t mind the weather.
3. How long have you been in the WLAN Industry?
I’ve been working in wireless since 1999.
4. What’s your professional involvement in the WLAN industry now?
I’m the Managing Director for mobiadroit, focusing on training and team development. I’m also be the Lead Mobility Architect for Velaspan, Inc located in Allentown, PA.
5. What is one thing in the industry that is happening now that has you the most excited?
I think the thing that most excites me about the industry right now is the creative use cases that are being developed around BLE, wireless, and process workflows.
6. What’s one project you’ve been involved in that you are proud of – why?
While I can’t state any specifics one project that I was really proud of was creating a highly dynamic network using Cisco ISE providing 802.1X authentication for both wired and wireless devices allowing true portability amongst a 3 building campus.
7. What advice would you give to someone just getting started in the industry?
I’m an introvert by nature, very soft spoken. Learn to be able to become an extrovert when it is required and be involved in this community. I don’t think there is another community like the mobility community.