Ken McCann is a director and co-founder of ZetaCast, an independent technology consultancy company specialising in digital TV and related systems. Prior to founding ZetaCast in 2002, Ken had worked at Philips, Symbionics and NTL.

Ken contributed significantly to the development of the MPEG-2 standard and he led the development team that produced the world’s first real-time MPEG-2 encoding system. He is now actively working on the next generation of MPEG standards, currently referred to as High-performance Video Coding (HVC). Ken has chaired the DVB technical group responsible for audio-visual coding specifications (TM-AVC) since its inception over 15 years ago.