Howard is Director of Engineering and Standards for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). In this position he is working as a member of the staff responsible for maintaining the technical infrastructure for both the home office and the Standards Community.
He has worked before at NASA, DCI, Walt Disney Studios, Pixar and as a Chief Engineer at a Post Production Facility. He has worked on various live major Sporting and broadcast events, such as Woodstock 25th Anniversary, as a freelance engineer. He is also an Associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and holds patents in the area of stereoscopic and computational cinematography. When he does have a rare day off you can find him filling the time making films and music.