Reiner Doetzkies joins GDC as VP of technology development

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Reiner Doetzkies joined leading digital-cinema company GDC Technology on June 1 as VP of technology development, worldwide. In his new role, Doetzkies will set goals and benchmarks for the company’s product development, product maintenance and quality.

Doetzkies joins GDC from Texas Instruments, where he has been director of technology and with DLP Cinema® since 1998. In that role, he was responsible for ensuring DLP Cinema projection technology met the global standards for interoperability–guaranteeing that any DCI-compliant content could be played anywhere in the world on electronic systems developed to provide security for the intellectual property of the content providers. Prior to that post, he was a system engineer for Hewlett Packard (formerly EDS), where he was responsible for the development of digital satellite communication systems.

Doetzkies was the winner of a 2014 Academy Scientific and Technical Achievement Award (Academy Certificate) for the implementation of engineering in the development of Texas Instruments’ DLP Cinema digital projection technology.

“I’m extremely excited to join the GDC development team,” Doetzkies said. “Dr. Chong and the organization have been committed to developing best-in-class solutions for the last 15 years. I’m looking forward to contributing to the continuing development of products designed to advance the cinema industry.”

Dr. Man-Nang Chong, GDC Technology’s founder, chairman and CEO, added, “We are very fortunate that Reiner is joining the company. He brings a wealth of experience in digital-cinema technology, technological advancement and global security standards which can help GDC Technology to maintain its leadership in the industry and also in the global market.”