As Vice President of Engineering at THX Ltd., John White runs the engineering department leading product development within the company and oversees technical evaluation of new business and emerging technologies. As a recent addition to THX, White brings his experience of building and managing high performance engineering teams across consumer electronics, professional audio and entertainment technology markets to the company.
Prior to joining THX, White served as director of engineering at Digidesign/Avid, a leading creator of audio and video production tools, where he managed engineering on the VENUE console product line. Before that he co-founded and directed the technology development group at Dolby Laboratories, where he led the creation of Dolby Digital Plus and other coding algorithms. Previous to Dolby, White was part of the senior technical staff at Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development. Prior to that, White was touring audio engineer for musical artists including Pink Floyd, Paul Simon, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Yes and others.
White is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance. White has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Florida, a MSEE in Electrical Engineering from University of Florida and a BSEE from University of Virginia.