About the Author
Ed Spence is the Founder and Managing Director of The Machine Instrumentation Group, a collaborative network of contract engineering service providers helping clients define and develop new sensors for machine health applications.
Previously, Ed was the Marketing Manager for Analog Devices MEMS Sensor Technology Group, where he defined the MEMS accelerometer roadmap for vibration based Condition Monitoring, winning an Innovation Award at Sensors Expo 2017 for the flagship ADXL1002 MEMS
accelerometer. Ed has been engaged in the development of Condition Monitoring sensor solutions since 2008, and has worked in the semiconductor industry since 1989. Ed has published or presented on the subject of sensors and CBM on numerous occasions.
Ed serves on the board of The Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology, and is a member of the Vibration Institute, The Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals and The Society for Prognostics, Health and Maintenance. Ed also provides volunteer business consulting with non-profit IBEC Ventures. Ed holds a BSEE degree from the University of Lowell.