Chief Technology Officer, JW Player
Eric Hoffert has more than 25 years of experience developing digital media, mobile, and enterprise software products at Apple, Spotify, AT&T Bell Labs and more. He’s co-founded the QuickTime software project and led development of the first real-time software video compression algorithm running on the QuickTime multimedia standard while at Apple. Eric also served as a software architect for a new product initiative at Spotify, published multiple papers and received the CEO Technical Award for the development of QuickTime software while at Apple.
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