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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IoT

IoT Roadshow, Santa Clara, CA: ADLINK: Is hardware a commodity in IoT - Video

May 31, 2016

It’s easy to call the hardware portion of the IoT subsystem a commodity. And in some instances, actually many instances, you’d be right. But there are some nuances that make some hardware providers sh

Industrial

Zinn on the "Free College" in the U.S. - Video

May 26, 2016

One of the current presidential candidates is touting that we should be offering free college tuition to our young people. 

Industrial

Zinn On the Outsourcing Outside the US - Video

May 18, 2016

Here’s a topic that’s pretty controversial—moving jobs to third-world countries to save money on labor. 

Industrial

Zinn on the Greatest Inventions of Our Time - Video

May 13, 2016

Ray Zinn, former Founder and CEO of Micrel, has been around for a while and has seen more than his share of game-changing inventions. 

IoT

An education at the intersection of IoT and embedded - Other

May 11, 2016

Embedded TechCon moves to Austin this year on June 7th and 8th, and, just like last year, the program consists of 20 hands-on classes that are designe...

IoT

Fast FOTA updates for the Internet of Things with MediaTek Cloud Sandbox - Video

May 10, 2016

Learn how to leverage Node.js, Python, and the MediaTek Cloud Sandbox to push firmware updates over-the-air instantly to a LinkIt Smart 7688 Duo board.

IoT

Zinn on the Internet of Things - Video

May 06, 2016

Ray Zinn, former Founder and CEO of Micrel, and I discussed the Internet of Things (IoT) in this week’s segment. 

Industrial

Ray Zinn: Must a Successful CEO Have a Big Ego - Video

April 28, 2016

In my experience, just about every CEO has a large ego. But is it necessary? In fact, is it helpful? Those are the questions I asked Ray Zinn, the former longtime CEO of Micrel. 

IoT

Travel Back to the HP Garage, Where It All Began - Video

April 28, 2016

They don’t qualify as IoT products, but that’s only because they were developed WAY before the Internet came to be. 

IoT

IoT Roadshow, Santa Rosa - Keysight: Test is Key to a Successful IoT Buildout - Video

April 28, 2016

The IoT Editorial Roadshow traveled north of Silicon Valley to Santa Rosa and Keysight Technologies. 

IoT

IoT Roadshow, Phoenix - Avnet: Distys in IoT? You Bet. - Video

April 27, 2016

Avnet was an interesting stop on the OSM IoT Roadshow, and it cleared up a misconception for Rich Nass, Brand Director of Embedded Computing Design. 

Networking & 5G

IoT Roadshow, San Jose Ayla Networks: Build or Buy Your IoT Cloud Platform? - Video

April 22, 2016

The first stop of the OpenSystems Media IoT Roadshow took Rich Nass to San Jose, and Ayla Networks, an IoT platform as a service (PaaS) solution provider. There he spoke with Rod McLane, the company's

Industrial

Ray Zinn: Promoting From Within vs. Looking Outside the Company - Video

April 22, 2016

Over 37 years, Ray Zinn, author of Tough Things First and former Micrel Founder and CEO, had more than his share of experience promoting people. 

IoT

Five Minutes With Ken Caviasca, VP/GM, Intel's IoT Group - Video

April 15, 2016

Intel is making a big push into IoT, a really big push. That tells me that IoT isn’t simply a fad, but something that’s going to be with us for a long time. To understand the reasons why that’s the ca

IoT

Five Minutes With? Ken Caviasca, VP/GM, Intel's IoT Group - Video

April 15, 2016

Intel is making a big push into IoT, a really big push. That tells me that IoT isn’t simply a fad, but something that’s going to be with us for a long time. 

Industrial

Ray Zinn: What's It Like When the Suitors Come Calling? - Video

April 15, 2016

I would think that when somebody calls you to say that they want to buy your company, that would be reason to celebrate. 

Security

Security of medical devices is paramount - Other

April 14, 2016

We cover five vertical industries here at Embedded Computing Design: industrial, consumer, automotive, military, and medical (note that IoT and securi...

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Stefano Rizzo, SVP of Strategy and Business Development, Polarion Software - Video

April 13, 2016

Do you know what application lifecycle management is? Should you know what it is? It’s highly likely that you should, and if you’re like me, you probably have heard of it and have some idea what it is

Software & OS

Five Minutes With? Stefano Rizzo, SVP of Strategy and Business Development, Polarion Software - Video

April 13, 2016

Do you know what application lifecycle management is? Should you know what it is?

Processing

Zinn on Andy Grove's "Style" - Video

April 07, 2016

In this week’s weekly spot with Ray Zinn, former Founder and CEO of Micrel, we talked about one of the biggest names and certainly most respected people in our industry, Andy Grove. 

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