Leigh Whitcomb has 31 years of experience in the broadcast industry from his time working at Imagine Communications, Toronto, ON, Canada. He participates in SMPTE, Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Video Services Forum (VSF) standards committees, including serving as the co-chair of SMPTE 32NF Network/Facilities Architecture Technology Committee. He is actively involved in SMPTE ST 2110 Professional Media over Managed IP Networks and SMPTE ST 2059 Genlock Over IP. He became a SMPTE Fellow in 2017. His other professional affiliations include Professional Engineers Ontario. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, ON, Canada, and a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Toronto, ON, Canada. He is the co-inventor of several patents in the areas of networking and timing and synchronization.