Jon Wadelton

Jon Wadelton

Chief Technology Officer, Foundry

Jon has been instrumental in driving the engineering and product development of Nuke since he joined Foundry in 2007.

Since becoming CTO, Jon’s remit has expanded to include all IP at Foundry, both existing in its current product range and beyond into R&D. Jon has over 20 years experience in software leadership roles within the media production and telecom industries, and holds a bachelor’s degree from La Trobe University.

He is a respected voice in the industry, representing Foundry at events such as The UK Media Summit, FMX, SIGGRAPH, NAB and IBC.  He has also been filmed and interviewed by a range of press, including FX Guide, Animation Magazine and 3D Artist.

For Foundry, he has presented at all major trade shows, live stream launches and appeared many events around the world, including Nuke user groups in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, as well as an Asia roadshow in Tokyo, Beijing and Shanghai, and masterclasses around India.

Jon was recently appointed to the BAFTA VR advisory group.