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Reza Rassool

RealNetworks, Inc

Reza Rassool gained his B.Sc. in Physics from King's College, Londonin 1984. He is CTO of RealNetworks where in addition to his oversight of corporate-wide technology initiatives, he personally drives both machine learning and codec developments. He evangelizes strategic innovations through technical papers, public speaking, and customer engagements. His entreprenerial career in digital media technology include many industry firsts. He pioneered ‘non-linear’ editingwith OSCAR/EMMY winning Lightworks and brought the world’s first disk-based VOD system to NAB in 1994 while Chief Engineer at Micropolis. Reza worked on ground-breaking cochlear implant and bionic eye developments. He was a founder of Widevine Technologies transforming digital rights management for online television. Today, with 24 US patents granted, he continues to drive new innovation in next generation video coding, computer vision, and machine learning.

Streaming Media West 2018