Technical Advisor, RealD
Pete Ludé is a prominent engineering consultant in cinema and digital media, with extensive experience in technology innovation. Ludé serves as technical and strategic advisor to RealD, where he is helping develop next-generation cinema. He also serves as CTO of Mission Rock Digital, a San Francisco-based consultancy. Previously, Ludé was Senior Vice President of Sony's Silicon Valley R&D labs. He is past president of SMPTE, and a SMPTE fellow. Pete is also was founding Chairman of the Laser Illuminated Projector Association, and is currently Chair of the SMPTE committee standardizing immersive sound for cinema. He is a frequent speaker on the future of cinema technology, Ultra HD, stereoscopic 3D and LED and laser displays.