Feb. 20, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech, which serves design engineers and the electronics industry with essential business and technical information, today announced that
has been named Editor in Chief of
(ebnonline.com), the industry's leading community for electronics supply-chain professionals. EBN is powered by
, the integrated marketing services arm of UBM.
As Editor in Chief Fuller will continue to build on EBN's tradition of supply chain coverage and community and will also create and lead efforts to broaden the website's revenue and audience. Fuller will report to
, Brand Director,
"EBN's mission is to create an environment where all players in the supply chain can identify opportunities, share best practices, find solutions to problems, get information about companies they do business with and engage in conversations about their field in a professional environment," said Wolfe. "Brian's industry knowledge and passion makes him the perfect person to take EBN to the next level."
With more than 30 years of journalism and new media experience, Fuller has held a number of editorial positions with UBM Tech. He helped guide EE Times to become the news and information source for the electronics industry and transformed the property from a strictly print edition into an industry multimedia leader. Fuller also pioneered many early digital innovations in the electronics b2b trade press, including round-the-clock news coverage online, one of the industry's first blogs and video-news coverage of events, new product announcements and C-level Q&As. Most recently Fuller was the Silicon Valley Bureau Chief for EE Times. He was also the face of the
Drive for Innovation
, an inspired initiative in partnership between Avnet Express and UBM Tech that showcase electronics innovation and automotive system design through a drive across the country in a General Motors Chevrolet Volt. Previously, Fuller was employed with Blanc & Otus, Numetrics Management Systems Inc., San Jose Business Journal, Providence Business News and United Press International. He is also a well-known speaker and panel moderator in the electronics industry. Fuller earned his bachelor's degree in English from the
University of California, Los Angeles
For additional information on EBN, visit
. Contact Fuller at
with editorial inquiries. For sponsorship opportunities, contact
, VP of Electronics, UBM Tech, at
Additionally, Editor at Large Rick Merritt succeeds Fuller and will become the new EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief.