Veteran journalist joins Vision Systems Design as senior editor in Europe

Oct. 11, 2011
PennWell Corporation has named Dave Wilson as senior editor of Vision Systems Design.

PennWell Corporation (Nashua, NH, USA), a global business-to-business media and information company, has named Dave Wilson as senior editor of Vision Systems Design.

Wilson joins PennWell from Centaur Media in London, where he acted as a contributing editor to The Engineer magazine and web site, as well as editor of the and web sites.

Wilson will oversee European editorial operations of Vision Systems Design's magazine and web site, reporting to Andy Wilson, editor-in-chief. "I'm looking forward to working with a well-established team of professionals in the machine vision and image processing industry," says Dave Wilson. "This position will allow me to further expand Vision Systems Design's European presence and editorial coverage."

Andy Wilson, who is also the founding editor of Vision Systems Design, welcomed Dave Wilson as a key member of the editorial team. "Dave's reputation, knowledge and writing ability in technical journalism are unsurpassed. It is a privilege to have him join the Vision Systems Design editorial team."

Prior to his role at Centaur Media, Dave Wilson was a senior member of the staff at PennWell's Computer Design magazine, where he wrote numerous articles on semiconductors, board-level design, software, and graphical user interfaces. Wilson has an Honors degree in Physics from Warwick University, and has been involved in trade and technical publishing for 30 years.

"We are thrilled to have Dave join Vision Systems Design and confident that he will increase the visibility of our magazine and web site in the global marketplace," said Susan Smith, group publisher. "He is in a great location to further our excellent relations with our audience and the industry."

About Vision Systems Design
Published since 1995, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers and systems integrators, which provides comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design's magazine, web site, email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.

About PennWell
Founded in 1910 and based Tulsa, Oklahoma, PennWell Corporation is a global, privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, photovoltaics, lasers and optoelectronics, fiber optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDS and lighting, and fire and dental.

PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, OK, PennWell's Technology Group is based in Nashua, NH. PennWell has other offices in major U.S. cities as well as London, Moscow, and Hong Kong.

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