Harrie Tholen is Managing Director at NexGuard, a Kudelski company, who provides the most widely deployed forensic watermarking solutions in the movie and entertainment industry across the globe. Harrie started his career in advanced development of HDTV technologies at Philips. He moved on to product management, sales and general management in various high technology fields. With assignments in Singapore and Shanghai, he has over 15 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region in the digital broadcasting and mobile multimedia industries.
A Dutch national with experience in Asia Pacific and the US market, Harrie is a global expert on content protection and tackling the illegal redistribution of content.