Erik Weaver, Entertainment Technology Center, USC

January 14, 2016 · Posted in Speaker Bios 

Erik Weaver ETC newErik Weaver
Project Manager, Production in the Cloud,
Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California (ETC@USC)

Erik Weaver is a specialist focused on the intersection of Cloud and the Media and Entertainment Industry, currently running “Production in the Cloud” for ETC. The project unites senior leaders from the six major studios to develop next generation Cloud standards, support Hollywood organizations and major Cloud vendors, and produce proof of concepts. The group encompasses many aspects of the Cloud including transport, security, metadata, long-term storage, and formation of an agnostic framework that unites key vendors and studios.

Previously, Mr. Weaver was CEO of DigitalRibbon, Inc., a very early pioneer in the field of cloud-based computing. Mr. Weaver’s background started in Beowulf based clusters in 2001, which transitioned into Grid computing and on to the origins of cloud. As CEO of DigitalRibbon he helped pioneer early rendering in the cloud for animation and special effects. Other projects included leading the largest online gaming simulation for the “Rock Band” video game and working with CERN to developed HPC clouds used in Biomedical research.

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