Barbara Lange, Kibo121
Barbara Lange
Principal and CEO

Barbara's achievements include executive leadership role at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), two prominent industry associations. Previous roles include business development and product management functions at the IEEE. Presently, she serves on the board and chairs a working group of the Greening of Streaming industry initiative and is engaged with Compton and Co. She is a member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), SMPTE, and the HPA.

Her distinguished leadership has earned her recognition from Washington & Jefferson College, the IEEE, and StudioDaily50. In 2020, Barbara was selected as TVNewscheck's Woman in Technology Award honoree. In 2021, TVB Europe designated her as a Technology Leader to Watch, while Broadcast & Cable honored her with its Tech Leadership Award. Barbara holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry and German, along with certificates from the Entrepreneurial Growth Lab of the Women’s Enterprise Development Center, Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management’s Executive Management Program, and NYU School of Continuing Development. She holds both US and EU passports and is proficient in German.