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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Zinn: An aggressive CEO makes a big difference - Other

January 20, 2017

The CEO of nVidia, Jen-Hsun Huang, spends a lot of time talking about how great his company is and how great their products are. I’d likely agree with that assessment, but the discussion for this...


Zinn: An aggressive CEO makes a big difference - Video

January 20, 2017

The CEO of nVidia, Jen-Hsun Huang, spends a lot of time talking about how great his company is and how great their products are. I’d likely agree with that assessment, but the discussion for this week


Embedded Experts Podcast: ADAS, autonomous drive, and processing horsepower - Other

January 19, 2017

This week, the self-appointed Embedded Experts, that being Brandon Lewis and Rich Nass of Embedded Computing Design, discussed automotive technologies. The duo got into autonomous driving and ADAS...


Five Minutes With Gregor Bleimann, President, Connected Development - Other

January 18, 2017

In this week’s Five Minutes with…segment, I put Gregor Bleimann, President of Connected Development on the hot seat. The reason being was that he’s brand new to the company, about three weeks in,...


Zinn: Automotive is hot and getting hotter - Video

January 13, 2017

Just back from CES, it was clear that the electronics content in today’s cars is huge and growing. The question I asked Ray Zinn in our weekly chat, is whether this content is warranted, or whether it


Manage and update your vehicle fleet remotely and (more importantly) securely - Other

January 12, 2017

If I had to pick one technology that got more than its share of attention at CES, it would be automotive. The products and technologies that were on d...


Get some help developing your IIoT products - Other

January 11, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere. Yes, we know that, and it's getting a little tiresome saying it. Where we're now seeing some significant a...


Zinn: Predictions for 2017 - Video

January 06, 2017

Predictions are easy, mostly because very few people ever go back to check if the prediction came true. Ray Zinn, who has been in our embedded industry longer than most, has a pretty good track record


Zinn: The best and worst of 2016 - Video

December 23, 2016

In our weekly chat, I asked Ray Zinn what he thought was the best thing that happened in our industry, and also the worst thing that happened in our industry this year. In a year that had a lot of goo


Zinn: Help for those looking to do a startup - Video

December 16, 2016

A start-up company often starts with a great idea. But it clearly takes WAY more than that. However, many entrepreneurs, or potential entrepreneurs don’t have a clue where to start. Ray Zinn, who ran


Zinn: Help! The big guys are stuffing standards down my throat. - Video

December 09, 2016

Standards are (too) often defined by the larger vendors and they often do so by circumventing the normal channels, simply because they have enough weight to throw around to make this happen. Is this f


Zinn: Will Trump's wall kill the semiconductor industry? - Video

December 02, 2016

President-Elect Trump says he’s going to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants and do whatever he can to remove those illegals that are already here. Will that have an effect on our industry? Wo


Intel reorganizes to fortify IoT and Autonomous Driving Groups - Other

November 29, 2016

Two of the topics that come up in just about every meeting I hold, either with design engineers or suppliers, are IoT and automotive technologies. App...


Zinn: It's Trump! - Video

November 18, 2016

Surprise, surprise. Donald Trump shocked the world and won the U.S. Presidential election. While there are so many things to debate with respect to his candidacy, I asked Ray Zinn on our weekly call w


Murata three-axis MEMS accelerometer suits industrial and automotive apps - Other

November 16, 2016

MEMS are quite common in the sensor world today. If you count up all the devices used in automobiles alone, you'd likely be in the tens of millions, i...


Torex introduces first three devices aimed at the auto industry - Other

November 15, 2016

To say that the automotive electronics industry is hot right now would be one of the bigger understatements you could make. Just about every mainstrea...


Zinn: Who is really benefiting in mega-mergers - Video

November 11, 2016

There have been no shortage of very large companies acquiring or merging with other very large companies. The most recent announcement of Qualcomm buying NXP for somewhere in the neighborhood of $40 b


The great divide between consumer and industrial flash memory - Other

November 07, 2016

Data storage, including flash memory, is all the same, right? Well, not exactly. And the divide becomes far wider when you're talking about industrial...


Zinn: Should the world fear Trump? - Video

November 03, 2016

As we get closer to the election, just days away now, I’ve been asking folks who are not from the U.S. what they think about our candidates. This was actually a pretty easy exercise as I was at a rece


Input devices in space - Other

November 01, 2016

I recently conducted a Five Minutes With... interview with Steve Cliffe, the CEO of Ultrahaptics. He described for me the company's 3D input technolog...

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