Production & Media Technology Expert
Spencer operates spencer.media, a consultancy specializing in the application of technology to the ‘glass to glass’ flow of content from the story teller to the consumer experience. His expertise includes production, VR/AR, content protection and AI as applied in the M&E space.
During his tenure as Chief Technology Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Spencer lead the studio’s Technology Development group working on technology innovation and application. The group’s role touched on every part of the content path from the on-set technology including cameras and lens, through post-production and mastering to the standards used to deliver content and provide a full consumer experience.
Previously, Spencer worked as a technologist for Warner Bros. and before that, he built and ran the digital production group at Walt Disney Television Animation. Spencer started in data communications as system engineer at the inception of the computer network industry. Spencer has a first-class honors BSc in physics from the University of Sussex and a masters in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.