Gray Chynoweth

What I brought with me

Today, we announced that I have joined Minim as its CEO. Given that I'm new to the Minim community, I thought I'd share a little about what brought me to the team, what can be expected from me, and what I think will help propel Minim forward on our mission to make WiFi simple, accessible, and safe in every home.

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Nicole Hayward

Minim appoints Gray Chynoweth as new CEO and stacks leadership team

It's an exciting time here at Minim— New partners, new customers, new product features, and now new talent. We are happy to welcome to the leadership team former top performers of Dyn (AQC: Oracle), a company previously founded and led by Minim Founder Jeremy Hitchcock:

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Newly managing a distributed team

When Minim started, it was intentionally crafted as a company to support a distributed team. Talent is everywhere, and supporting the best person for the right job seemed like a competitive advantage over constraining positions to geographic areas. We also noted that as our customers are service providers who support their own local communities, we could ensure our proximity to them to create ...

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Jeremy Hitchcock

The importance of founding culture

I have found that the earlier a startup begins to consciously develop a company culture, the better off it will fare in the long run. As such, we are striving to be more declarative of the Minim culture at the earliest stages of our growth.

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Nicole Hayward

Made for MikroTik: Minim launches MikroTik support and cloud agent

Today, we are announcing support for MikroTik routers on the Minim platform as well as a new router integration path, Cloud Unum. With this announcement, Minim has been certified as a Made for MikroTik software partner. We are excited to support MikroTik, a globally-leading equipment provider for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs), as part of our commitment to delivering  freedom of ...

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Nicole Hayward

4 wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends (and hope)

Last week, we published an IoT security regulations update, which shows that governments around the world are wrestling with what to do about rogue devices in homes. This is just one indicator that we're becoming more aware of a snowballing problem: increased connectivity leads to increased IoT security risk. Here are four more wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends that just may inform your ...

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Samantha Albano

Starting a WISP 101: Must-have resources

Today, there are over 1500 Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) providing fixed wireless internet services in the United States— a pretty amazing feat knowing that the majority of WISP founders are local residents on a mission to better the internet connectivity of the communities in which they live. At Minim, we work with WISPs every day on quality and secure WiFi delivery. And, as a ...

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Does Amazon buying Eero mean Amazon Prime Internet is coming?

It's been a month since Amazon announced their acquisition of Eero, and a theory has emerged regarding Amazon's continued quest to own the home network. I would wager that they will someday launch an Amazon Prime Internet Service.

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Samantha Albano

Minim on the move: See you at #MWC19 or #WEC19?

We're wrapping up February with trips to Barcelona and Atlanta... See you there? Minim kicked off 2019 with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), where we spoke and exhibited at the CONNECTIONS Summit on supporting the home network as the number of connected devices— now 10 per household— skyrockets. Today, we are headed south to Atlanta, GA and abroad to Barcelona, Spain. Here's a sneak peak at ...

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Nicole Hayward

Minim acquires leading managed WiFi solution Aerez

The Minim team has grown!  Today, we announce that Minim has acquired Aerez, a leading residential managed WiFi solution for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs).  Aerez provides up to 30% savings on support costs and an improved customer experience. We are excited to bring their innovative Quality of Experience (QoE) functionality and Mikrotik router support to the Minim platform—  ...

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