David Blaza and Jim Harrison depart as AspenCore re-shuffles

AspenCore, publisher of several leading B2B electronics media including EETimes and EDN, has embarked on a reorganisation that has seen the departure of North American managing director, David Blaza, and veteran Electronic Products Magazine editor, Jim Harrison. David Blaza spent nearly 20 years with EETimes and has held a number of short-term roles since [...]

By |2016-11-06T22:18:42+00:00November 6th, 2016|

Exclusive: Arrow buys EE Times, EDN, TechOnline and lots more from UBM

As we predicted back in March, component distributor Arrow Electronics has agreed to buy a number of publishing assets in North America and Asia from UBM plc. The official announcement is due tomorrow, June 3rd, and it seems likely that these assets will be marketed under Arrow's AspenCore brand. We don't yet know the full extent of the [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:53:51+00:00June 2nd, 2016|

Paul Miller, UBM Tech CEO, laid off in reshuffle

Paul Miller has left UBM as the result of a re-organisation by the media group Paul Miller, one of the best known executives in the B2B electronics industry, has been laid off by UBM as a result of  re-organisation by the media group, which he joined in 1991 after working in advertising sales for [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:54:23+00:00September 4th, 2014|

Rich Nass leaves UBM for Open Systems Media

Rich Nass, UBM's brand director for Design News, will join Open Systems Media next Monday, July 21st. Rich Nass back to focussing on embedded engineering We don't have any more details yet, but Rich told Publitek, "I'm really excited to be back in the embedded space. After spending a few years running the embedded franchise at [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:54:28+00:00July 16th, 2014|

UBM goes even more social, Patrick Mannion promoted again

On July 1st UBM Tech unveiled its latest web site update, which the company describes as a "community driven platform that combines an industry leading digital brand with an industry leading event brand, DESIGN West." (For those that haven't heard already, DESIGN East has been cancelled for 2013.) EETimes goes 'community driven' The [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:54:56+00:00July 15th, 2013|

David Blaza and Kathy Astromoff depart UBM Tech

Both David Blaza and Kathy Astromoff have been 'excused' by UBM Tech in the last few weeks, adding to the impression of total meltdown at flagship title EE TImes.  David had been with the title for 19 years and was a senior VP. Kathy was CEO, reporting to Paul Miller. David Blaza is considering [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:55:00+00:00May 24th, 2013|

EE Times hires Barak as west coast online reporter

EE Times has hired Sylvie Barak as its North American west coast online reporter, describing her as a "rising technology journalist and social media pioneer." Sylvie started her career as a reporter on the Inquirer. TechEye.net says of her: "Sylvie soon discovered she was rather good at being a thorn in Intel’s backside, and proceeded [...]

By |2011-11-07T07:45:58+00:00November 7th, 2011|

Ron Wilson leaves UBM

Veteran electronics writer and editor, Ron Wilson, has left UBM Electronics less than two weeks after being named content director for Test & Measurement World and DesignCon. We understand he's gone to Altera, presumably in a technical writing/editing role. UBM is said to be making a new senior editorial appointment soon, but we don't yet [...]

By |2011-10-03T19:10:39+00:00October 3rd, 2011|

UBM transfers EDN China and EDN Asia to its eMedia Asia joint venture with Global Sources

United Business Media has announced that its subsidiary, Canon Communications LLC, has transferred Canon Communications Asia Pte. Ltd. and Beijing Reed Advertising Services Co., Ltd. – which together own EDN China, EDN Asia and certain associated titles – to eMedia Asia Limited, UBM’s joint venture with Global Sources Ltd. in which UBM has a 39.9% [...]

By |2018-07-12T08:58:59+00:00April 13th, 2011|