Eric Thiel

Welcome to the personal blog of Eric Thiel – Head of Developer Relations at Analog Devices (formerly Global Head of Developer Experience at Cisco Systems and DevNet).

Throughout my career I have been fortunate enough to have had many different roles across a range of technologies and verticals. This experience has provided me with a mix of perspectives which has shaped my leadership style. I have held roles from engineering to executive, customer to technology provider, and across many verticals. Hopefully some of those perspectives and insights I share here will be of use to others. Please drop me a note if there is a specific topic you would like me to explore and I would be happy to.


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The importance of taking time – Part 1

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Jul 17, 2021

“I’ll get back to working out after this big project wraps up.” “I know my PTO balance is maxxed out, but I’ll start planning a trip soon.” “I will get that to you this weekend.” These are all phrases that I hear all too often at work, so I figured I would share some thoughts…


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Jul 06, 2021

  Welcome!   Welcome to my personal blog, where I will share some insights and thoughts beyond those you can find on my developer blog at Cisco. I will share some thoughts on business technology, but also home automation, travel, and maybe even electric vehicles and other green technology innovations. In the meantime, feel free…