David Blaza has extensive electronics and supply chain industry experience. He was Senior Brand Director at distribution giant Avnet. Prior to that, he was VP of Sales and Business Development for Electronics at UBM Tech. He is focused on revenue of the business's leading brands (e.g. EE Times, EBN, Embedded, and Test & Measurement World). He has more than 20 years of sales, marketing, and media experience in the technology sector working for companies as diverse as IBM Europe, Motorola, Mars Electronics, ChipCenter, and UBM. David is a graduate of the University of Bradford, England (BS in materials science) and the University of Stirling, Scotland (MS in economics and technology). He writes frequently on industry topics for EE Times and EBN.

What Are You Wearing?

I've been researching the wearables market for the past two weeks in preparation for ARM Wearables Week (an event at which I'm consulting), and I thought I would share some of the interesting insights I received from some very smart people. First and foremost, I made the mistake of thinking this is an emerging market,…

The Other Tesla

I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool new products and ideas are surfacing — not in VC-backed companies, as they used to be. If I look at my credit…