Full Name
Richard Welsh
Job Title
SVP Innovation
Company
Deluxe
Speaker Bio
Rich Welsh is Senior Vice President of Innovation at Deluxe, where he works to bring next generation technologies and workflows to mastering, distribution and localization services for studios, OTT platforms and content creators worldwide. Rich has over two decades experience in movie and television post production, mastering and delivery.
Prior to his role at Deluxe, Rich was founder and CEO at Sundog Media Toolkit which pioneered cloud based automated mastering for movies and TV for Hollywood studios. Sundog was acquired by Deluxe in 2020. Rich has also held positions as Head of Operations at Technicolor as well as Director of Digital Cinema at Dolby.
Rich was sponsored at university by Dolby Laboratories to develop a software audio spectrum analyser. He then joined Dolby as a Film Sound Engineer working on 35mm film soundtrack mastering in studios around the world. He continues his passion for audio technology to this day and is a keen DJ.
Rich currently serves on the board of SMPTE and chairs its Media in the Cloud initiative. He has also previously held the role of SMPTE Vice President of Education. Rich holds a Doctor of Technology (HC) and BSc(hons) Media Technology from Southampton Solent University.
Richard Welsh