Brian Claypool

VP Product Management, Global Cinema - Christie Digital Systems
Brian is currently the Vice President Product Management for Christie’s Global Cinema Business and has over 25 years of experience in the broadcast and cinema entertainment industry starting as a projectionist as a teenager in his hometown of Circleville, Ohio.

Prior to joining Christie, Brian held positions in the Radio and Television broadcasting industry ranging from Program Director and Afternoon Drive on-air talent, to Primetime Television News Director. In 1998, Brian joined Lucasfilm’s THX division as a field service technical supervisor. From the beginnings of Digital Cinema, Brian occupied positions with Avica Technology as well as Christie Digital Systems and Barco N.V., which allowed his residence in Belgium for 7 years. Brian returned to Christie in his current role in May of 2017.

Brian attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

An active member of SMPTE, EDCF, ISDCF, ICTA and other industry organizations, he also serves on the SMPTE board of Directors and as the Central Region Governor as well as co-chairs SMPTE’s SMS-OMB drafting group.