Karen Field

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      Meryl Franzman
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:SVP, Edit Dir EE Times & GM DESIGN West
    • Organization:UBM Tech
    • Area of Expertise:global engineering industry

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: global engineering industry
      Summary of expertise:
      A former mechanical design engineer, Karen Field brings more than 20 years of experience working in media and events targeted at electronics and electromechanical design engineers, including EE Times, Electronics Weekly, and EDN.

      A hallmark of Field’s work has been the creation of highly unique products that leverage conventional and cutting-edge media, showcase community-generated content, and generate new revenue streams. Field is the architect of many new content types that transcend traditional B2B media, including the popular Made by Monkeys blog on Design News, the manga-style comic strip Slack Variabl, mobile apps, and a website/design competition for K-12 students. In addition to heading up content strategy and vision for UBM Tech’s EE Times, she is currently focusing on reinventing the Embedded Systems Conference, architecting the attendee experience at a live event, and developing a coordinated online/event strategy for EE Times and DESIGN West.

      Expertise: Events, engineers and social media, engineering education, engineering job market, content strategy, attendee experience, K-12 education, design challenges and blogging.
      Blog/Web site: www.ubmelectronics.com
      Twitter: https://twitter.com/karenfield
      Educational background:
      BSME – University of Minnesota
      MBA – Boston University

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