The Embedded Experts Podcast: IoT Evolution and next-gen engineers

By Rich Nass

Executive Vice President

Embedded Computing Design

By Brandon Lewis

Editor-in-Chief

Embedded Computing Design

February 10, 2017

The Embedded Experts Podcast: IoT Evolution and next-gen engineers

IoT Evolution (East) concluded this week, with players from across the networking industry converging on Fort Lauderdale. A keynote by Mary Beth Hall, Director of IoT Platforms at Verizon included...

IoT Evolution (East) concluded this week, with players from across the networking industry converging on Fort Lauderdale. A keynote by Mary Beth Hall, Director of IoT Platforms at Verizon included an anecdote about her son using the Internet of Things and not even realizing it, which piqued the curiosity of Rich Nass, Executive Vice President of Embedded Computing Design, who attended the event. He brought the story up in this week’s Embedded Experts Podcast with Technology Editor Brandon Lewis, which sparked an interesting conversation on the next generation of engineers and the low-power IoT network landscape.

Topics include:

  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Millennials/Next-Gen Engineers
  • Bluetooth/Bluetooth Mesh
  • ZigBee
  • LTE
  • LoRa
  • Sigfox
  • Industrial IoT

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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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Brandon is responsible for guiding content strategy, editorial direction, and community engagement across the Embedded Computing Design ecosystem. A 10-year veteran of the electronics media industry, he enjoys covering topics ranging from development kits to cybersecurity and tech business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached at [email protected]

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