The fellow in the picture is George Hatch. I know him as a reviewer for DVD Verdict, probably one of the best they've had. George recently passed away and the DVD community is all the poorer for it. While at DVD Verdict he contributed some of the best, most insitghful reviews I've ever read. His specialty was Film Noir, and I have some wonderful Noir discs in my collection thanks to his reviews. I can't really do him justice, so I refer you to the links to Dan Mancini's blog and DVD Verdict for the full scope of the man.
Farewell, George. I'm sure you're up there spinning the discs. Damn, we're gonna miss you.