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Biographical Information

Rich Mavrogeanes

Founder & CTO

Rich Mavrogeanes has been in the communications industry for more than 30 years. Prior to founding VBrick in 1997, he was a founding executive at several other successful technology companies. His background includes senior technical, marketing and management positions at Avidia, SNT, Dataproducts Corporation and GDC. He received the "Innovator Of The Year" award from Business New Haven, was named one of 17 industry executives to Federal Computer Week's "Federal 100" list for making a difference in Federal Information Technology, was named a "A List" executive by Telecom Magazine, received the Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist Award, and received ComputerWorld's Hero's Award. He also serves on the board of directors of the Connecticut Technology Coucil. Most recently, he was named one of the top most influential people in the streaming media industry by Streaming Magazine and he has authored many articles on the subject of Streaming Media which have appeared in the top industry journals.

Articles for Rich Mavrogeanes

Discover Video: Executive Predictions 2019

Rich Mavrogeanes, CEO, Discover Video

Discover Video's 2015 View From The Top

Rich Mavrogeanes, Founder and CEO, Discover Video

Windows Media Is Alive and Well

Even those who use Windows Media don't talk much about it. The fact is, Windows Media has an enormous installed base.

Online Video Industry Forecast 2012: Discover Video

H.264 will lead the way in the next year and beyond

DRM Is Dead

DRM has no protective value. It's time to stop using it and seek out other ways to monetize online audio and video.

Consumer Set-top Boxes Bring Value to the Enterprise

Businesses are creating private networks over the public Internet using set-top boxes that cost under $100.

A Tale of Two Worlds

Is the divide between video producers and network engineers getting smaller?

Rich's Media: Close Enough for Government Work

Rich's Media: Using Universities as an Enterprise Model: Back to School

Rich's Media: The Power of Multicast

How Multicast is Changing the Face of Streaming

Industry Perspective: Don’t Believe the Hype—MPEG-4 Lives On

While some companies and pundits declare the codec dead, MPEG-4’s proponents get to work on making the most of the possibilities it offers.

Convincing Your Boss You Need Streaming Media

You may firmly believe that streaming media is the best thing since sliced bread, but your boss may need some education.