Zinn on the outsourcing outside the US

May 18, 2016

Here’s a topic that’s pretty controversial—moving jobs to third-world countries to save money on labor. It’s a very common practice, but it’s not one that people are proud of, and that was the case with Micrel. In my weekly discussion with Ray Zinn, Micrel’s Founder and former CEO, we discussed what the company did, and why. Ray’s response caught me off-guard, but I guess in retrospect, it shouldn’t have.

Previous Video
Zinn on the “free college” in the U.S.

Zinn on the “free college” in the U.S.

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


Next Video
Zinn on the Greatest Inventions of Our Time

Zinn on the Greatest Inventions of Our Time

Ray Zinn, former Founder and CEO of Micrel, has been around for a while and has seem=n more than his share ...



var disqus_shortname = 'embedded'; var disqus_identifier = '342098982'; var disqus_url = 'https://www.embedded-computing.com/lessons-from-a-leader/zinn-on-the-outsourcing-outside-the-us-3';

var disqus_config = function () { this.page.url = disqus_url; this.page.identifier = disqus_identifier; };

(function() { var d = document, s = d.createElement('script');

s.src = '//' + disqus_shortname + '.disqus.com/embed.js';

s.setAttribute('data-timestamp', +new Date()); (d.head || d.body).appendChild(s); })();


var Hubs = window.Hubs || {}; Hubs.recommendation = {"enabled":true,"isRecommendationFound":null,"id":46698,"isInternalRule":false,"isAiRule":true,"recommendationAiContent":"all_streams","recommendationAiStreams":[],"source_collection_id":0,"template":{"max_items_to_display":8,"max_item_age":365,"enable_panel":0,"panel_top_auto":1,"panel_top_pixels":20,"panel_delay":0,"override_next":1,"label_recommended":"Recommended","hide_publish_date":0}};