Craig Seidel, MovieLabs

Craig Seidel,
Senior Vice President, Distribution Technology,

Craig Seidel is Senior Vice President, Distribution Technology with a diverse entertainment technology background. At MovieLabs Craig focuses on all aspects of the digital supply chain including interactivity, metadata, file delivery and avails. He architected and authored the Common Metadata family of specifications and defined much of the UltraViolet system. Craig also specializes in technologies applicable to fingerprinting, content protection and Digital Cinema.

Prior to MovieLabs, Craig led a variety of engineering and operations project, including peer-to-peer anti-piracy (Hawkeye), software licensing (FlexLM), DVR (TiVo), Interactive Television (Liberate), electronic publishing (EFI Fiery), survivable networks, and satellite ground stations. Craig holds a B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.