We provide our engineering audiences with the information they need

to do their jobs in the aerospace, defense, IoT, automotive, industrial, and transportation markets via industry-best journalism, blogs, expert commentary, how-to guides, buyer’s guides, webcasts, live events, and more

We help our clients succeed by marketing their brands

OpenSystems Media has been the leader in building engaging online, print, and live communities for more than 30 years. Here are our recent accomplishments:
  • Largest lead generation through webcasts in Embedded, IoT, Aerospace, and Military for the past 5 years
  • Produced and moderated global events in 10 countries
  • Sponsored more than 40 industry events each year
  • One of the largest content producers in the electronics space featuring the leading software, semiconductor, and board level suppliers across multiple markets.
  • Largest print issues in our market for Military Embedded Systems and Embedded Computing Design
  • Leading custom content and event producer for both profit and non-profit technology organizations

Patrick Hopper

OpenSystems Media

Rich Nass

Executive Vice President
Embedded and IoT Brand Manager

John McHale

Executive Vice President
and MES Group Editorial Director


Tom Varcie

Sales Manager

Rebecca Barker

Strategic Accounts Manager

Bill Barron

Strategic Accounts Manager

Barbara Quinlan

Regional Sales Manager
West Coast, Midwest, & Southwest

Len Pettek

Regional Sales Manager
Southern California

Kathleen Wackowski

Regional Sales Manager

Rory Dear

Business Development - Europe

Glen Sundin

Strategic Account Manager

Patty Wu

Account Manager Taiwan

Judy Wang

Account Manager China


Brandon Lewis

Editor in Chief
Embedded Computing Design

Emma Helfrich

MES Associate Editor

Curt Schwaderer

Technology Editor

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Jerry Gipper

Editorial Director,
VITA Technologies

Creative Services

Aaron Ganschow

Lead Web Developer

Eric Henry

Marketing Manager

Kristine Jennings

Project Manager

Drew Kaufman

Digital Media Manager

Paul Nelson

Web Developer

Chris Rassiccia

Art Director

Stephanie Sweet

Creative Director

Joann Toth

Contributing Designer

Online Events

Joy Gilmore

Director of Webcast
Lead Generation and Audience Engagement

Sam Vukobratovich

Online Event Specialist


Rosemary Kristoff

Chief Financial Officer

Emily Verhoeks

Financial Assistant