Electronics Industry Expert Ron Wilson Rejoins EE Times Group, Leading Content for Embedded and ESC Events

Brings a Wealth of Engineering, Marketing and Journalism Expertise to the Electronics Publishing Leader

Jul 1, 2010

EE Times Group, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced that electronics industry expert, Ron Wilson, rejoins the company as Director of Content/Media. Wilson will be responsible for setting the editorial direction for the various properties within EE Times Group including Embedded Systems Design Magazine, Embedded.com, the global Embedded Systems Conferences and all custom events. In addition, Wilson will lead the execution for EE Times Group's global growth strategy for the Embedded System Conferences.

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"For 40 years we have been delivering insight and intelligence that the electronics industry has come to depend on and trust," said David Blaza, Vice President , Events and Embedded Systems. "Ron is one of the most respected editors in electronics and we are delighted that he is returning to bring his expertise and industry knowledge to our editorial, event and marketing services business."

Wilson has 38 years of experience in the electronics industry. He held a variety of editorial positions within EE Times from 1991 to 2006. Wilson also served as a writer and the publisher of ISD Magazine and has written and edited for EDN Magazine and Computer Design. Wilson also has experience in design engineering, evaluation, customer training, market research, product marketing and marketing management. In addition, Wilson's work has been published in a variety of media, including newspaper and magazine articles, portions of two books on electronics and a long-running Blog on SoC design for EDN. Additionally, Wilson is a pioneer in the electronics marketplace. He created the first virtual event in 2002 entitled "SOC-Online" and created the EETimes Industry Challenge series addressing key issues in electronics which incorporated research, print online and live events.

Wilson replaces Richard Nass who has left EE Times Group to work in the medical group at Canon Communications and will be located in EE Times Group's San Francisco headquarters.

About EE Times Group (http://www.eetimesgroup.com/)

EE Times Group is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry. EE Times Group delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services. More than 1.1 million engineering professionals engage with EE Times Group brands which include EE Times, TechOnline, DesignLines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at EE Times Group's market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, EE Times Group provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research. EE Times Group is part of UBM (LON: UBM), a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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