WASHINGTON—Sam Matheny, who was recently named as the new executive vice president and chief technology officer for the National Association of Broadcasters, will give the keynote address at this year's SBE National Awards Dinner.
The SBE National Awards Dinner will also celebrate the 50th Anniversary SBE National Meeting. It will be held in conjunction with the SBE Chapter 22 Broadcast & Technology Expo at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, N.Y., October 8.
Matheny leads the NAB technology team in its efforts to promote innovation in the industry and propel broadcast technology into the future. He also provides leadership for NAB Labs activities, including oversight of NAB Labs' TV and Radio Technology Committees.
He previously served as vice president of policy and innovation for Capitol Broadcasting Company where he focused on strategic media applications, mobile wireless content delivery, smart TV and helped to secure patents for broadcast Internet distribution.
Matheny has also held management positions with mobile development, satellite, digital television, Web development and interactive video companies. He is a member of the board of directors for the Advanced Television Systems Committee and a member of the FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council.