Justin Davila is a strategic technology and business process consultant specializing in the field of digital media technologies and audiovisual archives management. Recent clients have included the Library of Congress-sponsored "Preserving Digital Public Television" project on behalf of New York University, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations Best Practices Section, and the Gorilla Foundation, among others. He is the co-inventor and former chief system architect of SAMMA, the System for the Automated Migration of Media Assets, the robotic videotape digitizing system deployed at the Library of Congress, Yale University, and others. He serves as Co-chair of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Digital Initiatives Committee, and is an active member of AMIA, the Society of American Archivists (SAA), the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA), and IEEE.

Work experience

Work experience
2006 - Present

Owner/Managing Member/Senior Digital Media Technology Consultant

MediaForward, LLC
2001 - 2006

Chief System Architect and Co-Inventor, SAMMA Automated Videotape Digitizing System

Media Matters LLC
1995 - 2002


1999 - 2001

Managing Director for Consulting Services

Loudeye Technologies, Inc.
1997 - 1999

Director of Internet Broadcasting

Live On Line
1995 - 1998

Events, Admission, and Alumni Manager

New York University


1996 - 1997


New York University
1994 - 1997


New York University
1989 - 1993


Florida Atlantic University