Reza Rassool is CTO of RealNetwork.
He runs the legacy RealMedia CODEC business.
In 2016, he initiated the AI computer vision program at Real now branded as SAFR.
His pioneering achievements in digital video span 3 decades and include:
• Lightworks Editor, winning technical OSCAR/EMMY awards,
• The world’s first VOD server at Micropolis in 1994,
• bionic eye development at Second Sight,
• inventing software DRM at Widevine Technologies, later sold to Google
• built music gaming technology at Zya which was later sold to Google
Reza gained a B.Sc. in Physics from King's College, has 24 patents granted and numerous papers published.