Board of Directors

  • Michael Fidler

    President / UHD Alliance /

    Mike Fidler is the President of the UHD Alliance, an organization created to bring together major content, consumer electronics and distribution companies with the goal of defining a next generation premium audio-visual experience. As President of the UHD Alliance, Mr. Fidler is responsible for enhancing the membership roles, increasing Ultra HD brand awareness, driving new consumer education initiatives and facilitating the expansion of Alliance certification and logo programs into other categories of hardware and content. Full Bio »

  • Michael Zink

    Board Chair / Warner Bros. /

    As Vice President of Technology at Warner Bros., Michael Zink is responsible for exploring emerging technologies to enhance WB’s capabilities for production, post-production, and distribution. This includes assessing new technologies; and assisting with the setup and integration of digital workflows. Michael also participates in a number of standards associations such as BDA, CTA, DCI, SMPTE, UHDA, among others. Full Bio »

  • Victor Matsuda

    Vice Chair / Sony /

    Victor Matsuda is currently Vice President, Visual Entertainment Project Office, Sony Corporation of America (SCA). In this role he is Sony’s board representative in the UHD Alliance (UHD-A) where he also serves as Board of Directors Vice Chair and the Promotions Working Group Chair. Full Bio »

  • Makoto Morise

    Secretary / Panasonic /

    Mr. Morise is Group Manager, Home Entertainment Alliance at Panasonic R&D Company of America. He has been involved in many industry groups and alliances, including Blu-ray Disc Association, SD Association, Smart TV Alliance, AllSeen Alliance, NSM Initiatives. Full Bio »

  • Sang Yoon Kim

    Treasurer / Samsung Electronics /

    Sang Kim is a Vice President of the Smart TV Service Business in the Visual Display division of Samsung Electronics. Since joining the world’s leading TV manufacturer in 2013, he had been chartered with building services and partnerships in the connected era. Sang is also leading the new business development initiatives to launch new products by applying new technologies in the display sector. Full Bio »

  • SP Baik

    Director / LG Electronics /

    SP Baik is a Head of TV Product Strategy Team at LG Electronics, focusing on product planning and communication in OLED and LCD TV. He previously held position of Director of TV product manager in New Jersey, USA until 2012 and launched the first 4K UHD 84” TV in the US market. After returning to Full Bio »

  • Hanno Basse

    Director / FOX /

    Hanno Basse, chief technical officer (CTO) at 20th Century Fox Film Corp., oversees technology strategy and engineering, including home entertainment, theatrical distribution, and postproduction. At Fox, Hanno and his team of engineers are developing new distribution methods, are working on next generation entertainment technologies like High Dynamic Range and Ultra-HD as well as interactive platforms, and are involved with many other initiatives, including Content Protection, Immersive Audio etc. Full Bio »

  • Masayuki Kozuka

    Director / Panasonic /

    General Manager – Alliance Strategy
    R&D Division, AVC Networks Company, Panasonic Corporation Full Bio »

  • Brian Link

    Director / Dolby /

    Brian Link is Senior Director of Commercial Partnerships and Standards at Dolby Laboratories, leading the definition of advanced home entertainment delivered to the home. Full Bio »

  • Scott Smyers

    Director / Xperi Corporation /

    Scott Smyers is Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Standards & Business Development at Xperi Corporation. In this role, Scott represents Xperi in several standards and industry alliances including the UHD Alliance, as a board member of the Blu-ray Disc Alliance, SMPTE, and others. Full Bio »

  • Alan Stein

    Director / Technicolor /

    Alan J. Stein is Vice President of Technology, Development and Standards at Technicolor, and is a Technicolor Fellow.
    Reporting to Technicolor’s CTO, Alan manages a team of senior technology standards specialists and leads projects for R&D activities related to emerging standards. Alan represents Technicolor in several standards bodies and industry groups, including ATSC, SCTE, CTA and the UHD Alliance. He has chaired ATSC S34-1, the ad-hoc group on video for ATSC 3.0, since 2013. Full Bio »

  • Mark Watson

    Director / Netflix /

    Mark Watson is a senior member of the engineering team at Netflix, focusing on technology standardization and streaming client architecture and algorithms. He has represented Netflix in a number of standardization fora, including W3C and MPEG. Full Bio »

  • BA Winston

    Director / Amazon /

    BA Winston, Global Head of Video Playback and Delivery for Amazon Video, heads up strategy, product and engineering for all video technologies for Amazon Video. In this role, he oversees content encoding, content protection, content delivery and video players for content playback on all platforms. Winston and his team are constantly innovating and implementing new technologies to improve the visual quality and the reliability of streaming Amazon Video’s superior and extensive content catalog, over an unreliable network. Full Bio »

  • Michael Wise

    Director / Universal Pictures /

    Michael Wise is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Universal Pictures since December, 2014. Wise leads the development and execution of a comprehensive technology strategy for Universal Pictures and is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of all technology initiatives and operations in support of the studio. Full Bio »