Full Name
Fred Walls
Job Title
Master Engineer
Speaker Bio
Fred Walls has been working on video algorithms and architectures for set-top box ASICs with Broadcom for over 20 years. He is recognized in the industry for his contributions to the VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC) standard, a lightweight video compression standard that has enjoyed widespread adoption in MIPI®, VESA DisplayPort, HDMI®, and other consumer electronic interfaces. He has authored 8 papers and is a named inventor on 28 issued patents. He co-chairs the SMPTE 31FS TC and the AI/ML Task Force, and he participates in a number of other standards organizations on behalf of Broadcom.

Fred received his B.S. and M.Eng. in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He enjoys volunteering with kids STEM activities and collects and repairs pinball machines.
Fred Walls