Skip Pizzi is Vice President, Technology Education and Outreach, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Washington, DC. His career has spanned the broadcast and digital media industries, working in audio engineering at NPR, and in audio production, media standards and technical policy at Microsoft. He was also an editor at Broadcast Engineering magazine, and a columnist for several other international industry publications. Skipís latest book is A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers, 4th edition, published by Focal Press. He is also Associate Editor for the recently published NAB Engineering Handbook, 11th edition.

Skip 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 a member of the Board of Directors of the Ultra HD Forum. Earlier this year, the ATSC presented Skip with the 2017 Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. Skip has also been honored with the AES Board of Governors Award and the Public Radio Regional Organizationsí PRRO Award. Skip is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied Electrical Engineering, International Economics and Fine Arts.