Juan Reyes, BluFocus
Chief Technology Officer
Juan Reyes is the Chief Technology Officer for BluFocus Inc., a Quality Assurance and Certification Facility based in North Hollywood, CA which specializes in entertainment technologies such as Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Media, Apps, Web, 3D, Broadcast, and more. Juan has been a technical professional in the Entertainment Industry for almost a decade.
Juan has been involved during the development stages of many entertainment technologies including UMD, 2D and 3D Blu-ray, UltraViolet and more. He is an active member in many of the technical groups in the Blu-ray Disc Association, DECE (UltraViolet), DASH, DEG, International 3D Society, MESA, CEA, SMPTE, Open IPTV Forum, 2nd Screen Society and the Application Developers Alliance. He was recently voted as the SCG (System Compatibility Group) Chair for the Blu-ray Disc Association. In addition to this, he serves as the chair for the International 3D Society’s committee on 3D consumer products and is the co-chair for the mobile 3D project. Juan is also on the Board of Advisors for the Connected TV – Hollywood Alliance as well as an Advisory Board member for the 2nd Screen Society. Juan is an active speaker at entertainment technology conferences in the US and other countries.
In his current role as CTO at BluFocus, Juan has established the company as an official 2D and 3D Blu-ray Disc Association Testing Center for software and set-top Blu-ray players as well as Blu-ray content. In addition to this, Juan has established a dedicated BluFocus 3D lab and a dedicated BluFocus App Testing Division capable of testing apps for a wide variety of operating systems on a wide variety of devices. Juan is also responsible for many of the company’s high profile engineering projects such as managing the Blu-ray production process for The Dark Knight.