Five Minutes With...Interviews

Join Rich Nass each week as he spends five minutes with embedded personalities.

  • Five Minutes With…Finbarr Moynihan, GM, MediaTek11:37

    Five Minutes With…Finbarr Moynihan, GM, MediaTek

    Is anything new in multicore aside from ramming in more cores? That’s the question I asked of Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager of MediaTek, a producer of high-end (yes, multicore) processors in this

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  • Five Minutes With…Vaughan Emery, President/CEO, Centri6:45

    Five Minutes With…Vaughan Emery, President/CEO, Centri

    Traditional security doesn’t work. Plain and simple. Old techniques are just that—old techniques. And many IoT devices lack the computational horsepower to stay ahead o0f the game. So what’s an OEM to

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  • Five Minutes With… Matt Schwaiger, Vice President, Altium8:24

    Five Minutes With… Matt Schwaiger, Vice President, Altium

    The role played by Altium is an interesting one in the embedded space. With its design-automation software and other related tools, Altium helps its customers with their projects. That sounds trivial,

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  • Five Minutes With…Joyce Mullen, SVP/GM, Dell EMC IoT and OEM Business Units8:19

    Five Minutes With…Joyce Mullen, SVP/GM, Dell EMC IoT and OEM Business Units

    According to Joyce Mullen, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dell’s IoT and OEM Business Units, when it comes to the IoT, particularly the Industrial segment, “The value is in the data and

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  • Five Minutes With… Tyson Tuttle, CEO, Silicon Labs13:14

    Five Minutes With… Tyson Tuttle, CEO, Silicon Labs

    Silicon Labs has made a big bet on IoT. So far, the early returns are looking pretty good. Will it pan out in the future? No one knows for sure, but it’s looking more than a little promising. If the i

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  • Five Minutes With…Louis Parks, CEO, SecureRF8:42

    Five Minutes With…Louis Parks, CEO, SecureRF

    Securing the Internet? That’s not exactly a new concept. In fact, not even close. However, what differentiates SecureRF from the dozens and dozens of others that make the same claim is that they secur

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  • Five Minutes With…Atilla Aknar, CEO, 4D Systems7:22

    Five Minutes With…Atilla Aknar, CEO, 4D Systems

    We all say that the world is shrinking, but is that really true when it comes to manufacturing? Specifically, I spoke to Atilla Aknar, the CEO of 4D Systems in this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion

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  • Five Minutes With…Geoff Mulligan, Chairman, LoRa Alliance10:01

    Five Minutes With…Geoff Mulligan, Chairman, LoRa Alliance

    The LoRa Alliance consists of a group of companies looking to create an interoperable standard for long-range wireless technology. And it’s based, obviously, on the LoRaWAN standard. Like most technol

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  • Five Minutes With…Doug Patterson is VP, Aitech Defense Systems10:06

    Five Minutes With…Doug Patterson is VP, Aitech Defense Systems

    I feel like we’ve forever been asking, “What’s the real difference between standard products and military products?” There’s clearly a big price delta, but is there a similar difference in technology?

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  • Five Minutes With … Rob McKeel, CEO, GE Automation & Controls9:52

    Five Minutes With … Rob McKeel, CEO, GE Automation & Controls

    When you’re the leader of a company that’s looked at as being one of the leaders of its industry, you better have a good idea of where that industry is headed. Rob McKeel, CEO of GE Energy Connections

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  • Five Minutes With…Larry Lapides, VP, Imperas9:33

    Five Minutes With…Larry Lapides, VP, Imperas

    The best CPU architecture in the world won’t do you much good if the ecosystem falls flat. RISC-V, the new kid on the block when it comes to instruction-set architectures (ISAs), is up against that st

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  • Five Minutes With…Jeff VanWashenova, Director, CEVA7:24

    Five Minutes With…Jeff VanWashenova, Director, CEVA

    Vision systems are [icking on so many uses within the automobiule, from backup cameras to lane departure warnings, to keeping an eye on the driver, and lots more. But where do we go from here? Are we

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  • Five Minutes With…Grant Erickson, Thread Group6:31

    Five Minutes With…Grant Erickson, Thread Group

    Grant Erickson performs double duty, serving as the President of the Thread Group while also holding down a position as Principal Software Engineer at Nest Labs. As Grant pointed out to me, Thread is

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  • Five Minutes With…Lou Lutostanski, VP of IoT, Avnet6:21

    Five Minutes With…Lou Lutostanski, VP of IoT, Avnet

    There’s no shortage of information when it comes to the Internet of Things. Conventional thinking says that the processor vendor would likely have the best information when you’re putting your design

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  • Five Minutes With…Bill Diotte, CEO, Mocana6:47

    Five Minutes With…Bill Diotte, CEO, Mocana

    Hacking continues and breeches still occur, regardless of how much emphasis we put on security. Why is that? Is it simply that the hackers are smarter than the folks designing in the security? That’s

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  • Five Minutes With…Kevin Rhoads, GM, Kontron Americas6:58

    Five Minutes With…Kevin Rhoads, GM, Kontron Americas

    AI, or artificial intelligence, is slowly creeping into our lives, whether we know it or not. The embedded world, typically at the tail end of technology (for some very good reasons), is starting to e

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  • Five Minutes with…Bruce Alexander, Vice President, WinSystems6:07

    Five Minutes with…Bruce Alexander, Vice President, WinSystems

    Culture within an organization is such a difficult thing to get a handle on and even harder to regulate. In this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion, I talked to Bruce Alexander, a vice president at W

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  • Five Minutes With… Geoff Tate, Co-founder/CEO, Flex Logix6:37

    Five Minutes With… Geoff Tate, Co-founder/CEO, Flex Logix

    FPGA technology has been around for eons (well Silicon Valley eons anyway). But lately, the embedded version of that technology is moving to the forefront. In a nutshell, an embedded FPGA is programma

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  • Five Minutes With… Fabien Chouteau, Software Engineer, Adacore5:20

    Five Minutes With… Fabien Chouteau, Software Engineer, Adacore

    Adacore started a challenge for embedded developers called Make with Ada. It brought in entries from around the world. But more importantly, it made a clear statement that Ada is a programming languag

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  • Five Minutes With…Matias Woloski, CTO/Co-Founder, Auth08:53

    Five Minutes With…Matias Woloski, CTO/Co-Founder, Auth0

    Authentication is paramount in an IoT platform. If the bad guys can get in, bad things are likely to happen. Auth0 has developed a platform to keep those bad guys out using a single sign-on. Matias W

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