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Speaker Profile: Christopher Kulbakas

Project Lead, Senior Systems Designer, Technology and Infrastructure (T&I)


Christopher has been on the hunt for audio silence, video macroblocking, freezing, stuttering, slow playout startup and buffering for the last 12 years and counting. During this time, Christopher has held Engineering, Technology and Product roles across organizations spanning the media streaming workflow, including: production, processing, distribution, playout and analytics. In his current role, as an Engineering Lead at CBC/Radio-Canada, Christopher is helping to build the next-generation of media streaming and monitoring systems for Live and VOD workflows for TV and Radio. Christopher is also active in the industry, including co-chairing the SVTA Industry References Committee as well as participating in the SVTA Measurement/QoE WG and the CTA-WAVE Streaming Media Tracing WG.