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Rohit Puri

Rohit Puri

Dr. Rohit Puri joined Netflix in January 2013. He is currently Engineering Manager, Cloud Media Systems within the Digital Supply Chain organization at Netflix. The Netflix Cloud Media Systems team develops cloud-scalable systems and tools for ingestion and streaming of various audio, video and timed text media formats including IMF, QuickTime, MP4/DASH and W3C-TTML. The team builds and supports web-based micro-services that persist and serve in-depth technical metadata corresponding to media assets in the Netflix catalog. Dr. Puri received the B.Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the M.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997, 1999, and 2002, respectively, all in electrical engineering. Prior to joining Netflix he worked at semiconductor companies PortalPlayer, Inc. and Nvidia, Inc., web-service companies RhythmNew Media, Inc., and TenHands, Inc., as well as systems companies Sony Electronics, Inc., and Cisco Systems Inc. in various software development and architecture roles for video-based products and systems. Dr. Puri was awarded the Institute Silver Medal by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, for outstanding achievement in the graduating class of 1997. He was a recipient of the 2004 Eliahu I. Jury Award from the University of California, Berkeley, for the best doctoral thesis in the area of systems, signal processing, communications, and controls.