Dr. Chernock is currently Chief Science Officer at Triveni Digital – an LG Electronics Company. In that position, he is developing strategic directions for monitoring, content distribution and metadata management for emerging digital television systems and infrastructures. Previously, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM Research, investigating digital broadcast technologies.
Dr. Chernock is active in many of the ATSC, SMPTE and SCTE standards committees, particularly in the areas of mobile DTV, monitoring, metadata, and data broadcast. He is chairman of the ATSC Technology Standards Group (TG1) and chairs the Non-Real-Time Services activities within ATSC. He is also the Distinguished Lecturer Chair for IEEE BTS.
In another life, he used transmission electron microscopy to study materials characteristics for advanced ceramics packaging and semiconductor technology at IBM. His ScD was from MIT in the field of nuclear materials engineering.