I could see your proposed Q & A having long-term value to future readers (and therefore to the site as a whole), due to your experience at Maxim.
On the "downside" there would be an element of opinion in any answer (e.g. perhaps someone from say, ST or TI, would say something different from you).
But on the "upside", it sounds like ...
I agree that this could be useful to the entire community. I feel that a good answer:
Would not name names. No mention of specific manufacturers or
Would be fact based and not just speculation or
Would be applicable two or three years from now, not just