Sean Blakley

Communications Infrastructure Analyst & Managing Director

Silicon Valley

Sean Blakley is a Managing Director of WCP Research. Sean brings a wealth of knowledge to the research process gained through a wide range of professional roles in the communications equipment market and as an industry research analyst. With nearly 20 years of experience, Sean has gained a deep understanding of service provider and enterprise initiatives and their impacts on network infrastructure and equipment suppliers. Sean has an extensive understanding of data networking and cloud infrastructure technologies.

Prior to joining WCP Research, Sean spent over four years working as a Senior Research Analyst at Inflection Point Research, LLC, focusing on technology research in the communications equipment sector. Sean’s primary research focus was on the cable, telco and wireless delivery network infrastructure ecosystem.

Sean has held key management roles in sales, marketing, partner alliances, product management, and product development at several technology companies including Tellabs, Advance Fibre Communications, Harris Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard. Throughout his career Sean has developed and maintained a wide reaching network of customers and channel participants in the telecommunications sector.

Sean holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from California State University, San Jose.