Ali C. Begen
Comcast, Technical Consultant
Talk: “Ending Streaming Format Wars with CMAF”
Ali C. Begen recently joined the computer science department at Ozyegin University, Turkey. Previously, he was a research and development engineer at Cisco, where he designed and developed algorithms, protocols, products, and solutions in the service provider and enterprise video domains. Currently, in addition to teaching and research, he provides consulting services to industrial, legal, and academic institutions through Networked Media, a company he co-founded. Begen has a PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Tech. He received a number of scholarly and industry awards, and he has editorial positions in prestigious magazines and journals in the field. He is a senior member of both the IEEE and ACM. In January 2016, he was elected distinguished lecturer by the IEEE Communications Society. Further information on his projects, publications, talks, and teaching, standards and professional activities can be found at http://ali.begen.net.