Executive Vice President

Embedded Computing Design

Richard Nass’ key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OSM’s ECD portfolio, including digital, print, and live events. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for Design News. Prior, he led the content team for UBM’s Medical Devices Group, and all custom properties and events. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 30 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, Embedded.com, and TechOnLine. Nass holds a BSEE degree from NJIT.

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Industrial

Zinn: Is consolidation in our industry a good thing? - Video

August 19, 2016

In this week’s regular segment with Ray Zinn, the former longtime CEO of Micrel, we talked about consolidation in our industry. It’s a phenomenon that seems to be running rampant of late. I asked Ray

Storage

Zinn: How do you fire someone - Video

August 11, 2016

Most of us have encountered this situation, especially those of us that are a little longer in the tooth—having to fire or lay off someone, or worse, being on the opposite end of that discussion. In m

Security

Zinn: When you should lie - Video

August 04, 2016

Ray Zinn, as the former longtime CEO of Micrel, tells the truth. At least that’s what he says, and frankly, I tend to believe him. But I asked him whether there is a right time to lie. And clearly we’

Consumer

Get your pizza delivered by drone - Other

July 29, 2016

Imagine ordering a pizza or a prescription form your pharmacy, and it gets delivered in a manner of minutes. But the delivery "person" is a drone rath...

Analog & Power

Zinn: you need to own a fab - Video

July 28, 2016

Ray Zinn, as the former longtime CEO of Micrel, is a big believer in owning a fab as a semiconductor company, as opposed to being fabless, which is the new trend. Part of the reason has to do with sec

Healthcare

Latest ADLink panel computer is aimed at medical applications - Other

July 22, 2016

ADLink Technology is making a serious push into the medical domain with the release of its MLC 5 Series medical panel computer. Designed around a fift...

Processing

Zinn: conferences/tradeshows are a boondoggle - Video

July 21, 2016

There are lots of technical conferences and tradeshows in the embedded electronics arena. Some are local, some are distant, with many outside the U.S. My question for Ray Zinn, the former longtime CEO

IoT

Zinn on the broken education system - Video

July 14, 2016

Pre-college education differs greatly in the U.S., depending on where you live and how much you’re willing to pay. By the same token, college education also varies greatly, again by how much you’re wi

Open Source

Zinn on Brexit - Video

July 08, 2016

The UK has ceded form the EU. Does that mean the sky is falling, or is it much ado about nothing, particularly in the technology space? That’s the key question I posed to Ray Zinn, the former CEO of M

Automotive

Zinn on Autonomous Cars - Video

June 30, 2016

Autonomous cars are coming, whether you like it or not. The biggest unknown to this point is when. The other variable is just how autonomous they’ll be. Do you sit in the back seat and work or snooze?

Security

Zinn on Big Brother - Video

June 24, 2016

The technology is available to monitor peoples’ action 24/7. Is that a good thing? That’s a good question, and one that I asked of someone who made that technology available, Ray Zinn, the former CEO

Networking & 5G

Zinn on when to pull the plug on your startup - Video

June 17, 2016

Many startups are based on varying parts of inspiration, perspiration, and finances, amongst other ingredients. If you’re the person adding at least one of those ingredients, it may be difficult to se

Industrial

Zinn On When to Pull the Plug on Your Startup - Video

June 17, 2016

Many startups are based on varying parts of inspiration, perspiration, and finances, amongst other ingredients. 

Processing

IoT Roadshow, Austin, TX - Octavo: Complete BeagleBone Black in a Module - Video

June 14, 2016

Octavo is led by long-time T.I.er Gene Frantz. The company has taken a BeagleBone Black development board and shrunk it down to a small module. Hence, you do your design work on the full-size board, b

Industrial

Zinn on who to invest in - Video

June 10, 2016

Since retiring from Micrel, after 37 years at the helm, Ray Zinn is now an investor. In his bird’s eye view, he gets more than his share of folks approaching him looking for funds. This week’s discuss

Industrial

Zinn On Who to Invest In - Video

June 10, 2016

Since retiring from Micrel, after 37 years at the helm, Ray Zinn is now an investor. In his bird’s eye view, he gets more than his share of folks approaching him looking for funds. 

IoT

IoT Roadshow, Massachusetts - Nuance: No Good Reason Not to Add Voice Input - Video

June 03, 2016

Nuance does voice recognition. That means that it offers an entryway into a ton of cool applications. 

Software & OS

Zinn on valuations of hardware companies verses software companies - Video

June 02, 2016

It’s no secret that software companies are valued higher than hardware companies, even though, in many cases, they don’t have a tangible product to sell. So why are they worth more? That’s a great que

Software & OS

IoT Roadshow, San Jose: Cadence: Your engineers are located where? - Video

June 01, 2016

I had a brief encounter with Cadence’s Krishna Balachandran, who is responsible for low-power products. As you can see in the video, I handled the toughest part of the interview — pronouncing Krishna’

IoT

IoT Roadshow, Milpitas, CA ? Sierra Monitor: Giving intelligence to non-smart devices, part one - Video

June 01, 2016

When we went to Sierra Monitor to shoot a video for the IoT Roadshow, they were more than prepared for us. In fact, they took matters into their own hands — literally. 

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