Embedded Executive: Ian Drew, Chairman, Foundries.io

By Rich Nass

Executive Vice President

Embedded Computing Design

September 21, 2022

Embedded Executive: Ian Drew, Chairman, Foundries.io

“The IoT industry needs to change.”

Those were the words uttered by this week’s Embedded Executives podcast guest, Ian Drew, the Chairman of Foundries.io. Ian is a long-time veteran of our embedded and IoT industries, and has a pretty colorful history, so you may want to take note of his comments. Tune in to the full interview now!


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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