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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Networking & 5G

Five Minutes With Jim Walsh, CTO, Global Logic - Video

February 17, 2016

So many vendors today feel the need to "act like a product company." What exactly does that mean? In my interview with Global Logic CTO Jim Walsh, we go through not only what he term means, but why it

Networking & 5G

Five Minutes With Mark Barrett, CMO, Blu Wireless Technology - Video

February 10, 2016

Blu Wireless Technology is a leader in 60-GHz WiGig technology. That begs the question, what exactly is WiGig and do we need another wireless protocol on top of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and so on. In

Analog & Power

Five Minutes With Martin H-gerdal, Ericsson - Video

February 03, 2016

Power is something that end users can never get enough of. However, those same users are demanding smaller and lighter systems, meaning that smaller power systems are needed. This is a dilemma that Er

Debug & Test

Five Minutes With John Molyneux, COO, Blue Pearl Software - Video

January 27, 2016

Blue Pearl Software is an EDA company, one that competes with the big guys that you’re likely familiar with. I started the discussion with John Molyneux, the company’s COO, by asking him how a little

Software & OS

Annual reader survey: What are your preferences? The results are in. - Other

January 21, 2016

The results are in. We asked you what your design preferences are, and you made it quite clear. I'm referring to the Annual Embedded Reader Study prod...

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Bruce Powel Douglass, IBM's IoT Chief Evangelist - Video

January 20, 2016

Believe it or not, Bruce Powel Douglass, one of the most respected experts in the embedded computing space, was able to make a connection between the Internet of Things and neurocybernetics, an area i


Five Minutes With Todd Mozer, President, CEO, and Founder, Sensory - Video

January 13, 2016

Sensory is a leader in speech recognition. Is it just me, or have we been promised a truly hands-free world for a very long time. Todd Mozer, Founder of Sensory, explained the difference types of spee


Women in the STEM workforce - Other

January 08, 2016

Are women starting to close the gender gap in STEM-related jobs? You bet they are, although the number of engineers is relatively low. As the infograp...


Five Minutes With Tracy Rees, President and CEO, Intrinsyc Technologies - Video

January 06, 2016

Intrinsyc provides development kits for design engineers. Currently, they focus on Qualcomm's Snapdragon platform. Are you curious why they chose that platform? I certainly was, and that's where this

Open Source

Dev board with lots of options carries a small price tag - Other

December 28, 2015

If you're a regular reader, you're aware of my affinity for development boards/kits. I have a stable of them in my home office (which my wife often re...


Mentor Graphics releases end-to-end IoT gateway solution - Other

December 24, 2015

Mentor Graphics recently announced a customizable edge-to-cloud IoT solution that simplifies the "get to market" process for IoT device vendors. Mento...

Analog & Power

Five Minutes With Ray Zinn, former (longtime) CEO of Micrel - Video

December 16, 2015

Ray Zinn was the CEO of a very successful Silicon Valley tech company, with an emphasis on "very." I asked Ray how he was able to achieve that, through extremely turbulent times in our industry. His r

Analog & Power

Five Minutes With? Kaveh Azar, President, CEO, and Founder of Advanced Thermal Solutions - Video

December 09, 2015

People often take thermal issues for granted, or hope that those issues will simply go away on their own. Why is that? That's the first question I posed to Kaveh Azar, President, CEO, and Founder of A

Open Source

D2O development boards add popular industry architectures to portfolio - Other

December 08, 2015

We're inundated with development boards. Don't get me wrong - I'm not complaining. I think that's a great thing for our industry. The easier the manuf...


More functions means less protection - Other

December 04, 2015

ICs are getting denser. Yes, I know you know that. But did you know that as they get smaller and denser, they get harder (in some cases significantly...


Five Minutes With Steve Sanghi, CEO, Microchip Technology - Video

December 02, 2015

Microchip has very much been in the news lately, mostly for two feats. One is the acquisition of Micrel, and the second is the completion of 100 consecutive quarters of profitability. In my interview

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Ted Miracco, CEO, SmartFlow Compliance Solutions - Video

November 25, 2015

SmartFlow is focused on software piracy, trying to keep software company's IP from being used without the consent of their owner. There are many categories of "pirates," ranging from soft pirates, tho


I experienced the full spectrum of technology in a weekend - Other

November 24, 2015

I was recently exposed to the two extremes of technology over matter of days. First, at a family gathering, I spoke with a cousin who works for a comp...

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Tim Teitelbaum, GrammaTech CEO - Video

November 18, 2015

GrammaTech is involved in Cyber Grand Challenge, a two-year contest run by DARPA, with a grand prize of $2,000,000 (that's a lot of zeros!). The contest started with 124 teams, and they're now down to


Five Minutes With Asher Levy, CEO, Orbotech - Video

November 11, 2015

Orbotech claims tat "nearly every device in the world uses Orbotech technology." Really? That's the exact question I posed to Asher Levy, the company's CEO. Hear his response in this week's installmen

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