SVP, Content Solutions & Industry Relations, Dolby Laboratories
As Senior Vice President of Content Solutions and Industry Relations, Curt Behlmer and his team advance the possibilities of cinema sight and sound, ensuring that Dolby® technologies, including Dolby Atmos® and Dolby Vision®, fit well into the industry's content workflows. Before joining Dolby, Curt was the chief technology officer for entertainment services at Technicolor, where he developed and sponsored technology initiatives across a range of production, postproduction, and distribution services. He also provided executive oversight for Technicolor's postproduction facility on the Paramount Studio lot in Hollywood. A 30-year veteran of the motion picture industry, Curt has held senior executive positions with Warner Bros., Soundelux Entertainment Group, Digital Cinema Ventures, Ryder Sound Services, and Lionsgate Films. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 1983, he has served four terms as governor of the Academy's Sound Branch. In 2002, he received the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation for his long-standing support and service to the Academy and the industry. Curt is a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, past chairman of the Digital Cinema Technology Committee and past chairman of the Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation. He is also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society, and the Hollywood Post Alliance, among others.