DAVID LIROFF ARCHIVES
David B. Liroff, Senior Vice President, System Development and Media Strategy for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and former Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, WGBH Educational Foundation, is a frequent speaker at meetings within the public broadcasting community and allied organizations. His provocative and engaging presentations are an important foundation for understanding public broadcasting’s transition to multi-platform digital distribution. He has kindly given permission to post the following recent presentations. – Dennis Haarsager
The Analog Shutdown: An Alternative Scenario, Public Television Programmers Association, PBS Showcase, May 18, 2007.
In the "Global Village",
Where is "The
Analog To Anytime: The Traditional Broadcast Era Is Ending, Digital Future Initiative
Rocky Road to Digital Broadcasting [html], v. 7.4,
Tech Talk Live: Things Every Programmer Should Know [pdf], Public Television Programmers Association, November 10, 2004.
The Power and Problems of Public Media [pdf], IMLS Web-Wise 2004 conference, March 4, 2004. This was also published as an article by First Monday, the online “peer-reviewed journal on the Internet,” May 2004.
Dr. Liroff is on the board and is past professional vice-chair of the the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), a former member of the CPB TV Future Fund Advisory Panel, and member of the CPB Digital Consultation Panel, the PBS Technology and Distribution Committee, the APTS/PBS MSO and DBS advisory committees, and the Association of Moving Image Archivists. Additionally, he was a member of the core working group of the CPB Digital Distribution Implementation Initiative during its two-year existence from 2001-2003 and has been a member of numerous other industry panels.
Updated 24 May, 2007