Nancy Friedrich joined Penton’s Electronic Design in 1998. Since then, she has held various positions ranging from Managing Editor of Embedded Systems Development to Technology Editor at Wireless Systems Design. Prior to becoming Executive Director of Content & User Engagement, Nancy was Editor-in-Chief of Microwaves & RF. In her current position, Nancy manages the content efforts for Machine Design, Electronic Design, Microwaves & RF, Power Electronics Technology, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Global Purchasing, and SourceESB.
Sam Davis is editor-in-chief of Power Electronics Technology magazine and website. He has 18 years experience in electronic engineering design and management, six years in public relations and 25 years as a trade press editor. He holds a BSEE from Case-Western Reserve University, and did graduate work at the same school and UCLA. Sam was the editor for PCIM, the predecessor to Power Electronics Technology, from 1984 to 2004. His engineering experience includes circuit and system design for Litton Systems, Bunker-Ramo, Rocketdyne, and Clevite Corporation.. Design tasks included analog circuits, display systems, power supplies, underwater ordnance systems, and test systems. He also served as a program manager for a Litton Systems Navy program.
Sam is the author of Computer Data Displays, a book published by Prentice-Hall in the U.S. and Japan in 1969. He is also a recipient of the Jesse Neal Award for trade press editorial excellence, and has one patent for naval ship construction that simplifies electronic system integration.