What I Do
Blogger and white paper author with the ability to put technical discussions into laymen terms for everyone to understand.
Comfortable in front of audiences relaying technical messages into easy to follow presentations.
Develop solutions that enable efficiencies and consistency.
Ability to develop dashboards and scorecards to assist in data analysis for proof of concepts and evaluations.
10+ Million Square Feet Surveyed
100+ Talks & Podcasts
500,000+ Miles Flown
Jan 2016 – Current
mobiadroit provides independent vendor analysis for organizations as well as team training focusing on wireless networking. We also own and operate the No Strings Attached Show podcast, one of the wireless industries top podcasts.
May 2016 – Oct 2019
Lead Mobility Solutions Architect
Responsible for developing advanced Mobility Solutions for our partners to deploy to their customers as well as developing our internal resources abilities.
July 2013 – Jan 2016
Wireless Solutions Architect
Develop growth opportunities and research new technology areas. Architect Cisco Unified Wireless Networks for Voice, Data, and RTLS solutions. Create bill of materials for customers. Maintain and develop opportunity bidding web application.
June 2011 – June 2013
Chief Wireless Architect
Develop growth opportunities and research new technology areas. Architect Cisco Unified Wireless Networks for Voice, Data, and RTLS solutions. Architect AeroScout RTLS networks. Create bill of materials for customers. Maintain and develop opportunity bidding web application.
Oct 2007 – June 2011
Network Engineer II
Designed and deployed Cisco Unified Wireless Networks for Voice, Data, and RTLS solutions. Designed and deployed AeroScout RTLS networks. Developed web based applications for Cisco IP Telephones, AeroScout MobileView API, and Cisco MSE API.
Sept 2006 – Oct 2007
Provided wireless management and setup of BlueSocket Wireless APs and controllers. Setup and maintained Microsoft Windows 2003 Servers in an Active Directory environment. Maintained an EMC CX300 SAN infrastructure. Designed and maintained a VMware ESX 4 node cluster supporting over 100 virtual servers.
May 2005 – Sept 2006
Current USA, Inc
Provided wireless management and setup of BlueSocket Wireless APs and controllers. Setup and maintained Microsoft Windows 2003 Servers in an Active Directory environment. Setup and maintained an EMC CX300 SAN infrastructure. Designed and maintained a Citrix Metaframe server farm consisting of 7 Dell PowerEdge 1855 Blades. Created network equipment and fibre connection maps. Created web applications to manage Active Directory user properties, Citrix client printers, server management, network management, and a book library.
2001 – 2005
Info Tech Professional
Academic Distributed Computer Services
Provided first level tech support for data and telecom customers. Maintained and developed websites and web applications using PHP, MySQL, and Perl. Assisted with streaming video/audio and teleconferences using PolyCom’s. Created an online support document editing and management system with MySQL, Perl, and XML. Provided Linux desktop and server support.
2001 – 2004
University Computer Services
Performed software and hardware troubleshooting of computers for the University and general public in house and onsite. Assisted customers with used computer purchases from our show room. Developed replacement billing and service desk software for internal use using Perl and MySQL. Maintained Microsoft Windows computers with Norton Ghost Server. Researched and developed a two-way video communication solution for Pocket PC and Desktops for Fairview University Hospital.
Certified Wireless Network Expert
Through rigorous training and real world experience I obtained my CWNE #152.
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert – Wireless
Through rigorous training and real world experience I obtained my CCIE #31229 (Wireless).
B.a.s Information Technology Infrastructure
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
I studied networking and server administration at the University of Minnesota. While there I worked in various departments providing a vast background of networking and systems management as well as programming.
netAlly EtherScope nXG – The new goto device?
Surveying for Catalyst 9120
Cisco takes learning to the Next Level
A look back at the CWNE
Capturing Life From the FrontRow
Cisco Aironet Developer Platform
CCIE Cont Ed Credits or How to milk your CCIE’s!
Welcome to Mobility Field Day 1
Cisco Mobility Express
Evolution of cradlepoint
You Are Here #WFD8
based in Minneapolis, USA
blakekrone [at] gmail.com