I figure this is something he knew had to be done (Tanner was COO from 2009 to this February) and thought it best to get to it now before his focus gets too far along the CEO vista and his operational knowledge turns stale.
Incoming CEO Gary Tanner has wasted no time in wielding the axe.
If this is what Tanner does when Zarlink delivers "the strongest top line results in the company's history," I hate to think what he would do if Zarlink put in a bad quarter.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.