Steve Venezia, CAS is Sr. Director of Worldwide Content Services for Dolby Laboratories. He’s worked at Dolby over 20 years covering post-production sound mixing and advancements in audio technologies. During his tenure at Dolby, he worked closely with the Advanced Television Systems Committee on the standards for digital television, and the launch of 5.1 surround in HDTV. Most recently, he worked on the development of Dolby Atmos for cinema and broadcast.
He is a member of the CAS, SMPTE, and AMPAS. He holds 2 patents for developments in loudness measurement and digital audio processing, and worked on the development of multiple Emmy winning broadcast audio products. He has presented at NAB conferences on the subjects of multichannel audio for live event programing, and broadcast loudness inconsistencies.
Venezia began his career in audio in 1976 working with a variety of artists, including Frank Zappa, The Pretenders, Dire Straits, INXS, and Tom Waits.