Speaker of the Day: Lúí Smyth


Lúí Smyth will be speaking at the IPTC Metadata Conference held during the CEPIC Congress, on Thursday, 6 June 2019, 14:00 – 18:00. 

Senior Product Manager at Shutterstock
Lúí leads product development at Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images for the world’s media. In this role, he leads a team working on a new end-to-end content system with enhanced functionality across all channels. This includes content ingestion, metadata enrichment, APIs for content delivery as well as self-serve and high-touch web fronts. With fifteen years experience across journalism, media analysis, technology, and research, Lúí is an enthusiastic supporter of open source and open standards. 
Prior to joining Shutterstock, he led blockchain research and ecosystem engagement at EdgeVerve R&D Labs in London. Throughout his professional career Lúí remains a social scientist at heart, and continues to see social and cultural considerations as being key to understanding and designing technological change.