Stefan Lederer is the co-founder and CEO at Bitmovin, a company providing products that solve complex video problems for leading media companies worldwide – in a time where the video and television market is at an inflection point. He founded Bitmovin out of research and standardization around MPEG streaming format, co-creating the MPEG-DASH standard that accounts for more than 50% of the US internet traffic today and is used by Netflix, Youtube, Hulu and more. Bitmovin is a YCombinator startup backed by Atomico, as well as industry leaders, like the former VP of Engineering at Netflix, former CTO of Cisco and founder of Unity3D.
Stefan has more than 25 research papers and 10 patents in the field of multimedia delivery and networks and was named to Forbes Austria’ 30 Under 30 List in 2017.
Stefan graduated in computer science and business administration from the Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt (Austria), and previously worked for McKinsey, IBM and Dolby.
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