MIX09: Enhancing Large Windows Media Platforms with Microsoft Silverlight

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Companies, Graphics, Development on April 21, 2009


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Matt Smith

Matt Smith is a recognized digital media industry evangelist and speaker. He presently serves are Senior Director, Systems Architecture for Inlet Technologies. In this role, Smith works closely with premier customers and partners, helping them deploy their digital media strategy quickly and successfully while reducing risks and avoiding pitfalls. Prior to Inlet, Matt most recently served as a key video architect and evangelist for Yahoo!, where he worked for 9 years designing, delivering and managing leading-edge video compression technologies and workflows to execute live events and create other digital media offerings. He was also responsible for working closely with technology partners like Microsoft, Apple, Adobe and others, and has been a featured speaker at a variety of video and technology conferences and events. Prior to Yahoo!, Smith spent several years at NBC, first at the affiliate level and later with the network.

Robert Ames

Robert Ames (B.S. C.S. / UT Dallas) has extensive experience with internet-related companies and technologies. Mr. Ames has had the good fortune of delivering a complete ecommerce community site with a start up as well as development, testing, and optimization of existing Top 100 internet destinations. Mr. Ames currently works with video delivery at Yahoo!, the number one trafficked site on the internet.

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