Karl supports Digital Audio and Video, Compression, IP, File Based, and RF test and measurement. He frequently presents at industry conferences on the leading edge direction of video technology. He has been at Tektronix for 16 years.
Prior to Tektronix he was the lead Video Test Engineer for IBM in their Digital Video Development Laboratory in Bethesda, MD. Karl holds 3 U.S. patents and 1 Japanese patent that cover In-service Testing of Digital Broadcast Video.
Karl served on the Technical and Engineering Emmy Committee from 2006 to 2010.
He is the Past Chair of DC SMPTE and Past SMPTE Eastern Region Governor. He is now SMPTE North American Membership Director. Recently Karl was raised to SMPTE Fellow.
He is also a Certified Project Management Professional thru PMI and the George Washington University.