Vice President, Technology, Education and Outreach
National Association of Broadcasters
Skip Pizzi is Vice President, Technology Education and Outreach at the National Association of Broadcasters. His career has spanned the broadcast and new-media industries, with 13 years as an engineer and technology manager at NPR, and 11 years in various posts at Microsoft. He also spent 7 years as an editor at Broadcast Engineering magazine, and continues to act as a technology journalist and author. His most recent book is “A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers,” 4th edition, and he is an Associate Editor for the "NAB Engineering Handbook," 11th edition, both published by Focal Press. Skip currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Advanced Television Standards Committee (ATSC) Technology Group 3 (TG3), which is developing the ATSC 3.0 standard. He is also Chair of the S31 Specialist Group on ATSC 3.0 System Requirements, and the Audio Testing Coordinator for ATSC 3.0. Skip is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied Electrical Engineering, International Economics and Fine Arts.