Simon Constable is SVP of Language Services for Visual Data Media Services. Since joining Visual Data in 2015, he has consistently grown the company’s worldwide access and Localization services business, spearheading advances in dubbing, subtitling, captioning, audio description and metadata for international distribution.
Constable’s experience touches nearly every part of the content media supply chain, with a diverse background covering broadcast channel playout to feature and television postproduction to media services. However, his true passion lies in the globalization and distribution of content, so worldwide audiences can discover entertainment and experience cherished titles in new ways.
A recognized industry leader in ideation, Constable continually drives innovation across the media supply chain from operations to solutions architecture. Described as not only a partner but a mentor in every sense, Constable’s reputation has followed him through every step of a career spanning more than 25 years in media and entertainment.
Inspired by globalized content as a child growing up in Hong Kong, Constable knew early on that he wanted to make a positive and lasting impact on the way entertainment is consumed around the world. His contributions are acknowledged throughout the industry and continue to drive his passion and dedication to the advancement of language services.
Prior to joining Visual Data, Constable worked for leading global media companies including Fox and Warner Brothers in Asia, Technicolor, and Ascent Media in London. As President of the Entertainment Globalization Alliance (EGA), Constable actively supports global language service best practices and security and was voted the no.1 content localization operation executive in EGA’s 2021 Most Influential People in Content Localization. He is also a voting member in the TV and feature guilds of BAFTA.