This is just a small portion of the companies owned by Danaher.
Electronics companies are started by engineers who understand technology and how to make stuff. The next stage is where they are run by marketing people who know about a market and about customers. The companies end up owned by a bunch of bean counters who don't know how to do anything except make money. They die when the bean counters decide the money is better invested elsewhere.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.