Mr. Goldman was a co-developer of the Advanced Television Systems Committee’s Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) standard, which is used by DTV receivers to navigate and tune broadcast DTV services. He also has been influential in the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers. Until 1996, Mr. Goldman was a Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he was the systems architect for a first-generation digital video server system.
From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Goldman was Director of Engineering, Advanced Systems Development, at DiviCom, where he specified MPEG-2 based systems solutions. Prior to his 6 years at TANDBERG Television, he was a technology consultant specializing in DTV system solutions and expert witness research; one of his projects included the definition of the broadcasting industry’s first compressed-domain high definition program splicer.
Mr. Goldman received a bachelor (high honour) and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He holds six patents related to digital video transport. A SMPTE Fellow, he is also a senior member of the IEEE, a distinguished lecturer of IEEE BTS, and an inductee of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers.