Glenn Reitmeier, Chairman of the Board, is Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology at NBC Universal, leading the company's technical efforts on industry standards, government policy, commercial agreements, anti-piracy operations and advanced engineering.
Glenn spent 25 years in digital video R&D at Sarnoff Laboratories.
Early in his career, he was instrumental in establishing the ITU 601 component digital video standard that is the basis for SDI and HD-SDI.
lead the Sarnoff-Thomson-Philips-NBC development of Advanced Digital HDTV, which pioneered the use of MPEG compression, packetized transport, and multiple video formats.
He was a key member of the Digital HDTV Grand Alliance, which ultimately lead to establishing the ATSC digital television standard.
Glenn served as Chairman of the ATSC from 2006-2009.
He is President of the Open Authentication Technology Committee, and a Board member of the North American Broadcasters Association.
Glenn is a Fellow of the SMPTE and is a recipient of the Progress Medal and the Leitch Gold Medal.
He is also an inaugural member of CEA's Academy of Digital Television Pioneers and a recipient of the NAB Television Engineering Award for lifetime achievement.
holds over 50 patents in digital video technology and is recognized in the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame