Blake is a Venture Partner at Delta-v. In 1998, Blake began his career in private equity at ABRY Partners where for two decades he was integrally involved in originating, supervising and selling a variety of media, communications, business and information services investments.
Blake’s investment focus includes broadband services, managed-cloud and security services, IT services, machine-to-machine / Internet of Things (IoT) communications and applications, unified communications, bandwidth infrastructure, cable television, software, information and technology-enabled outsourced business services.
He is a former director of Masergy Communications, KORE Wireless, Lightower Fiber Networks, RCN Cable, Grande Communications, Atlantic Broadband, WideOpenWest, Cast & Crew Entertainment Partners, Talent Partners and Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NXST).
Prior to joining ABRY, he was a financial analyst in the Investment Banking Department of Morgan Stanley.
Blake holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin where he serves on the Engineering Advisory Board to the Ernest Cockrell College of Engineering.
Venture Partners are independent consultants to Delta-v.