Former Christie Digital Exec Joins SSIMWAVE as VP Engineering

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"Jeevan is no stranger to the media and entertainment industry; his expertise in digital delivery solutions on a worldwide scale is exactly what SSIMWAVE needs," said Dr. Abdul Rehman, CEO

Jeevan Vivegananthan VP of Engineering, SSIMWAVE Inc.

As a video professional, SSIMWAVE is 'the place to be'. I look forward to providing our customers with groundbreaking capabilities to deliver unparalleled viewing experiences to any device anywhere on the planet," said Jeevan on his decision to move to SSIMWAVE.

SSIMWAVE™ today announces that Jeevan Vivegananthan, formerly of Christie Digital Systems joins the company as Vice President of Engineering.

"Jeevan is no stranger to the media and entertainment industry; his expertise in digital delivery solutions on a worldwide scale is exactly what SSIMWAVE needs," said Dr. Abdul Rehman, CEO. "Jeevan solidifies our top-notch team of scientists, engineers and business professionals. We are thrilled to have him on board. Our company saw a 6x growth in 2017. In 2018, we will continue to scale, grow our market and meet the rising in-bound customer demand for our viewer intelligent products."

Jeevan's primary responsibility is to lead the engineering team in building and deploying mission-critical products to the industry's top live and video-on-demand TV distributors.

"At Christie we were entrusted with over 48,000 cinema installations and delivering premium home theatre experiences. As a video professional, SSIMWAVE is 'the place to be'. I look forward to providing our customers with groundbreaking capabilities to deliver unparalleled viewing experiences to any device anywhere on the planet," said Jeevan on his decision to move to SSIMWAVE.

At Christie Digital Systems, Jeevan held the role of Senior Director of Product Management and Senior Director of Engineering. He has also held roles in R&D for high tech security video surveillance at Chubb and as an Engineer at Senstar developing intrusion detection systems for military and airports. Jeevan holds his Professional Engineer designation and is a graduate of Engineering Science at the University of Toronto.

Meet Jeevan at this year's NAB Show April 9-12th in Las Vegas at SSIMWAVE's booth #SU5224

SSIMWAVE™ helps video distributors, broadcasters and studios deliver TV people love. Whether you are watching video on demand or live TV as a traditional subscriber or streaming over the internet, our tech is likely behind making sure it gets to your device as intended by the creators. Our products handle thousands of channels, for tens of millions of subscribers, 24/7 in the US and Canada. SSIMWAVE is founded by world leading researchers that put the human visual system into software. Our work is PrimeTime Emmy Award-winning and has garnered the respect of the American Society of Cinematographers who have created technical working group centered on SSIMWAVE's SSIMPLUS technology.

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