Matt Simpson is the Head of Technology within the Accessibility Services team at ITV. Accessibility Services provides subject matter expertise on digital accessibility, as well as subtitling and audio description services. He has also run his own small consultancy and held roles with Red Bee Media and Sky. At Red Bee he was responsible for the commercial and technical sides of customer relationships. His work at Sky covered live news and sports production, and the creation of systems for handling and presenting data on screen. He has been engaged in various speech technology research projects. These have been both collaborative - such as EU-Bridge - and direct with academic partners.