Helmut Stein

Chair Dvb-Pcm
Dr. Helmut Stein studied Physics and Radio-Astronomy at the University of Bonn, Germany. Here he got his PhD. in Elementary Particle Physics. His professional career started in 1973 at Robert Bosch in Stuttgart. Later he has been a board member for R&D in Blaupunkt and Nokia, with global responsibilities and labs all over the world. In 2001, he joined German Pay-TV operator Premiere as COO to help restructure the company.

He has been on the board of important European research projects like Eureka 95 (HDTV), PALplus (16:9) and was a founding member of DVB in 1991/1993. Since then he has been a member of the DVB Steering Board and Chairman of the Promotion and Communication Module (PCM) since its creation. He stepped down as PCM chair in 2018.

Today he runs his own company ISDM (International Strategies for Digital Media) in Düsseldorf, Germany.