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

July 26, 2017 Rich Nass

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? That’s the first of a few questions I asked of Doug Patterson, the VP of Aitech Defense Systems’ Military and Aerospace Business Sector in this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion.

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Rich Nass

Richard Nass is the Executive Vice-President of OpenSystems Media. His key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OpenSystems Media’s Embedded and IoT product portfolios, including web sites, e-newsletters, print and digital magazines, and various other digital and print activities. He was instrumental in developing the company's on-line educational portal, Embedded University. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for UBM’s award-winning Design News property. Prior to that, he led the content team for UBM Canon’s Medical Devices Group, as well all custom properties and events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 25 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, handling the Embedded and Custom groups and the TechOnline DesignLine network of design engineering web sites. Nass holds a BSEE degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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