Euan McLeod is a pioneer in streaming video having been responsible for major innovations that have truly shaped the media landscape. For example, he was the first person to stream live video to the iPhone back in 2008 that impacts how people consume media today. Euan has also enabled many other disruptive innovations to the video industry and has won multiple awards including an IBC Innovation Award for his work on NBA league Pass. Euan has delivered some of the World’s largest scale live news events and sporting events and currently leads Comcast’s VIPER team which is responsible for all IP video operations, delivering over 14,500 live linear channels on a daily basis.
Before joining Comcast, Euan was the Global Head of Live Video at Amazon. That is where he led Amazon’s Global Channels engineering initiative. In this role, Euan was responsible for worldwide Live channels Product, Technology, Operations and Strategy for Amazon Channels that provide Prime members access to video subscriptions from major networks including HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME and PBS KIDS as well as live events like NFL Thursday Night Football and live music shows of famous artists.
When working as VP of Content at Turner, Euan developed a broad knowledge working across news, sports and entertainment verticals supporting all of Turner’s brands including CNN, NBA, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, March Madness Live, Nascar and more. He has worked for multiple large scale CDNs and has a deep understanding of the scale challenges when moving from QAM to all IP delivery.
Daisy is a Software Engineer at Comcast VIPER (Video IP Engineering and Research) where she currently works on creating and delivering innovative new technologies within video. She entered the University of Denver as a Mechanical Engineer and was adamant that she wanted absolutely nothing to do with computer science. After taking a required procedural programming class, she had a change of heart and dove head first into the world of software development. She started working as an engineer at Google while still in school and later joined the Comcast team. At VIPER, her current focus is working on Safe Sound, an idea she had to help those with PTSD and Autism enjoy a better video viewing experience, as well as working on delivering Smart Search, another innovative technology for real time linear video querying. She is passionate about helping those with disabilities and being a positive force of change in her professional and personal life.
Guy Martin is Director of Open Source Strategy at Autodesk, responsible for overseeing the company's open source strategy, execution and collaborative projects, as well as representing the company in open source communities and organizations. He has over two decades of experience in the software industry, where he has consistently focused on helping companies understand, contribute to, and better leverage open source software. He has held senior open source roles with Samsung Research, Red Hat and Sun Microsystems, among others.
Guy is a founding board member representing Autodesk in the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF.io), and was instrumental in helping the organization focus on better management of open source projects within the visual effects ecosystem.
Miriam is an author, performer, musician, designer, and web developer — with 15 years experience as a project manager, user-experience designer, and front-end architect. She is a co-founder of OddBird, member of the Sass core team, creator of Susy and other popular open source tools, author of SitePoint’s Jump Start Sass, and staff-writer for CSS Tricks.
McCoy Smith handles all IP matters for Intel’s Data Center Group. He chaired, for over a decade, Intel’s Open Source Legal Practice Group, and is a former co-chair for the Open Source Committee for the Intellectual Property Owner’s Association (IPO). He is a current member of the Editorial Committee of the International Free & Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSSLR). From 2006-2007, McCoy was an active participant in one of the discussion committees working on the drafting of the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 3, published in June 2007, and he authored the BSD+Patent open source license, approved by the Open Source Initiative in 2017.
Prior to joining Intel in 1999, McCoy was an attorney in private practice at Kenyon & Kenyon in New York City and Washington DC, specializing in IP litigation and patent prosecution. He was also a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office prior to law school.