John Simmons


John oversees commercial media strategic development for the Windows Operating Systems Group. He is also chair of the CTA WAVE Content Specification Task Force.

The Task Force will soon publish a specification extending CMAF to non-MPEG codecs and to the sequential CMAF presentations needed for linear, over-the-top, ad-supported channels. John drove Microsofts participation in the W3C resulting in the 2012 Google-Microsoft-Netflix proposal for HTML5 media extensions, enabling