Lynn Claudy is senior vice president of Technology at NAB. He joined NAB in 1988 as a staff engineer and held positions of director of Advanced Engineering and Technology and vice president before assuming his present position in 1995. During his career at NAB, he has participated in television and radio broadcasting technology transitioning from analog to digital, adapting to the internet connected world and maintaining competitive parity in the increasingly complex media technology landscape. Prior to joining NAB, he was employed by Hoppmann Corporation, an audio/video and data communications systems integration firm serving corporate and government clients, where he held a variety of technical and management positions. He also was a part-time professor in the Physics Department at American University in Washington, D.C., where he taught courses in acoustics and audio technology. Previous to that, he was a development engineer at Shure Brothers Inc., a manufacturer of professional and consumer audio equipment. He is a member of the FCC Technological Advisory Council and is currently chairman of the board of directors for the Advanced Television Systems Committee. He has a B.A. in Music from Oberlin College, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He and his wife, Jeannie, live in Vienna, Va., and have two adult children, Carl and Caitlin, and three grandchildren.