Interview with John Kenny from Keysight
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This one covers product counterfeiting, clone products,education market, downconversion vs direct RF sampling,disruptions in manufacturing, consumer electronics,led lighting,the future of test and measurement, the future of knobs, gesture control, confidence in PSU’s, velocity controls,design teams vs the individual designer,the failure of imagination, function gens in scopes,project code names, easter eggs and code space, product time lines.
John Kenny is presently the Technology and Efficiency Manager for the Electronic Instruments and Systems Group. After graduating from Lehigh University in 1978, he started in Hewlett Packard, working in our Modular Power System team, designing modular supplies, and later moved to our Lab and Industrial Power group, where he was involved in Analog, Digital and Firmware design for the next 20 years, involved in the rollout of our many programmable power products. In 2005, he moved into a new role as the Technology Manager for the System Products Group, which covered all of the GP products, including Power Products, DMMs, Function Generators, Counters and Data Acquisition products. He was directly involved in the development of the breadth of the GP products that you see in the Keysigt catalog today, with more on their way. Recently, as part of the reorganization in 2015 as part of the new Keysight, he became responsible for Technology and Efficiency management for most of our non-RF based products, as part of the EISG Center of Excellence, which includes products developed in Japan, Penang, Singapore, Loveland and Budd Lake.