VP Video Strategy, Harmonic
As Vice President of Video Strategy at Harmonic (San Jose, CA, USA), Thierry Fautier is in charge of defining and driving the execution of the long-term strategy of Harmonic's video business. He is the current President of the Ultra HD Forum (Milpitas, CA, USA), the global organization responsible for promoting market adoption of UHD by defining industry best practices for the phased introduction of the wide set of technologies that will facilitate the next-generation viewing experience. He is a co-founder and board member the VR Industry Forum (Milpitas, CA, USA), whose charter is to further the widespread availability of high-quality audiovisual VR experiences, for the benefit of consumers. Fautier is also co-chair of the MPEG Roadmap committee that is tasked to present the 2020 MPEG roadmap to the industry. His previous experience at Harmonic includes leadership positions in Solutions Marketing, where his area of responsibility covered Harmonic's major markets, including broadcast, cable, telco, DTH and OTT, as well as multiscreen initiatives. Thierry Fautier has been instrumental at Harmonic to create new markets such as IPTV, OTT, UHD and more recently VR. He is the designated speaker at Harmonic for international conferences as well as for press and analysts interviews.