Embedded Executives: Patrick Wadden, Global VP, Automotive Business Development, Vicor

By Rich Nass

Executive Vice President

Embedded Computing Design

April 15, 2020

Embedded Executives: Patrick Wadden, Global VP, Automotive Business Development, Vicor

Is it better to have lower power levels in more places in the car, as opposed to one centralized place? Hmm, I?m not sure, as I think I can make an argument for either solution.

 

Decentralized power is a phenomenon that’s starting to hit the automotive sector. Is it better to have lower power levels in more places in the car, as opposed to one centralized place? Hmm, I’m not sure, as I think I can make an argument for either solution. Rather than attempt a guess, I went right to an expert for this week’s Embedded Executives podcast. That expert is Patrick Wadden, Vicor's Global Vice President of Automotive Business Development. He explains which is the better approach and why.

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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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