Co Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Jack has a 25 year track record of pioneering new technologies, innovation, IP development and analysis, technology implementation and team management. Corporate management skills honed through the founding and running of four startups as CEO and CTO. Extensive experience heading technical development teams as project leader in Fortune 500 companies and CTO in startups. Technical Expertise: Media delivery, system design, DRM and copyright protection, image and audio digital signal processing (DSP), steganography, secure communications and web services, encryption, compression, secure archive management, document control and integrity, ad networks, advanced mixed signal IC architectures. Jack has a degree in Electrical Engineering and was a PhD candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
He was a member of the research team at MIT’s Draper Labs, which specializes in research and development of advanced navigation systems for space vehicles. Inventor of the SDMI standard (Secure Digital Music Initiative) to mark audio signals, for their protection and monitoring. He created a solution for encoding information in the audio signal and patented audio watermarking DSP algorithm. In Verance Corp. managed the technical team responsible for the creation, improvement and distribution of an audio watermarking for the global mechanism to monitor the media. He invented and helped to patent solution to detect internet crimes related to theft with use of websites, spam and stealing sensitive personal information (phishing attacks).