SMPTE Launches Executive Director Search

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Fri, 08/28/2009 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has launched a search for an executive director. SMPTE has appointed a search committee to identify potential candidates for the position. It expects to complete its search by the end of the year. Former SMPTE executive director Kimberly Maki concluded a three-year term of service with the standards organization to take a senior executive position with Bright House Networks. “Kimberly has been an advocate worldwide for the advancement of the engineering profession on a strategic leadership level. Our job is to find someone who – as Kimberly did so successfully – can continue to lead SMPTE forward as the role of digital technologies become greater and new applications and markets proliferate ” says Kenneth C. Fuller president of SMPTE. SMPTE