His notable roles include:
- CTO of Kwaai Oak, whose CTO-as-a-service™ business claims credit for $1B in start-up exits.
- Gathr Films CTO, where he developed a crowd-sourced theatrical distribution – ‘first $1M+ box office thru crowd-sourcing’
- Zya CTO where he developed a music creation cloud which raised $48M in funding.
- Director of Software at Second Sight, developing a bionic eye. Its IPO in 2014 achieved a market cap of $0.6B.
- Chief Engineer at Widevine Technologies (sold to Google in 2010 for $150M)
- Chief Engineer at Micropolis / Streamlogic, developed the world’s first commercial VOD server and a family of VDRs.
- Technical Manager of Lightworks – developed an OSCAR/EMMY winning editing system, sold to Tektronix
Reza gained a B.Sc. in Physics from King’s College, has 23 patents granted, and has numerous papers published.