Director of Imaging Standards and Technology, Dolby
Simon Gauntlett is Director, Imaging Standards and Technology, at Dolby Laboratories. Simon leads a team that works with international standards bodies, broadcasters, and consumer electronics manufacturers toward the development and adoption of advanced imaging standards. He has been involved in the development and adoption of High Dynamic Range and an active enthusiast in Immersive Experiences including AR and VR. Prior to joining Dolby in 2016, Simon was the CTO of the Digital TV Group, where he helped set up the UK UHD Forum, and was editor in chief for the D-Book for 10 years, the UK specification of the DTT (Freeview) and Connected TV platforms. Simon has a master's degree in electronics and communications engineering from Exeter University and BBC graduate training while working at BBC Research and Development. He is the current Chair of the SMPTE UK Section, a Fellow of the IET and an Honorary Fellow of the BKSTS.