Michael Bergeron is currently managing Panasonic’s growing broadcast studio system business. He has previously served many roles at Panasonic including four years as camera product engineer and four years as chief technologist for workflow. Bergeron has also managed co-development projects with other U.S.-based technology companies over the years and is currently focused on launching KAIROS Panasonic’s IT/IP based live production platform.
Bergeron has been involved with the production equipment business since joining Abel Cine in 1991, in roles from technician to engineering director. He has been developing and supporting production gear from 16mm film, to file-based workflow, and to ST 2110. In addition, Bergeron has authored white papers and delivered technical presentations to SMPTE, The HPA, The Digital Cinema Society, SVG, and the National Association of Broadcasters. He holds a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in EE, and is a member of SMPTE.