WFH Experience

B. Travis Wright, MPS is a work-from-home veteran with more than 15 years of WFH experience leading geographically dispersed technology departments and remote teams. Travis was working remotely before, during, and after COVID.


• Home office worker with 16+ years of experience working remotely—and with no distractions (only a 1-year-old dog, no children)
• Dedicated, secured, and fully paid-off 286 ft² home office (physically separate from my home) with several privacy signs posted to ensure uninterrupted focus
• Multiple motorized workstations for sitting/standing configurations with anti-fatigue mats; MAINGEAR gaming chair for long duration tasks; two dozen Philips Hue color bulbs for tying alerting conditions to visual cues
Xerox multifunction color duplex laser printer (30 ppm color) with flatbed and ADF duplex scan-to-email capabilities at up to 1200 dpi; separate flatbed scanner for extremely high resolution scans up to 12,800 dpi
• Hot and cold lamination system for up to 12″ x 18″ documents; thermal label printer
Cisco Meraki enterprise stateful firewall with an advanced security licensing; 1.2 Gbps download/upload and a 4G cellular modem with automatic failover capabilities; in the event of a prolonged internet outage, can tether via an iPhone 15 Pro with a 5G Ultra Wideband connection
Cisco Meraki four-stream 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless with MU-MIMO support; 2.5 Gbps network speeds; PoE for VoIP phone(s); eight 4K/5K screens; multiple full HD webcams; studio lighting; lapel, handheld, and boom microphones; 60-watt desktop Bang & Olufsen active loudspeakers; three computers with 320 GB RAM total
• 4K ultra-bright projector, 100-inch projection screen, and greenscreen; permanent Bang & Olufsen 700-watt loudspeaker setup; 1,300-watt Thump portable loudspeakers with stands for events outside of the home office; also have a 65-inch 4K HDR flat panel television for outdoor, tented events
• Collaboration space with a Nespresso coffee maker, SodaStream, refrigerator/freezer, and toaster oven
• IPSec client VPN for remote access secured with a 55+ character randomized password and multi-factor authentication; ability to establish up to 75 site-to-site VPNs
• 125 amps of dedicated power; 12,000VA of backup batteries to provide auxiliary power and lighting
• Well-maintained, late model vehicle for occasional offsite meetings

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