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About Videon

History of Innovation

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We innovate so you can transform the live video industry.

What started as a single appliance has now become our fully-integrated video compute platform. Delivered as a single unified hardware and software stack, along with a complete set of tools, our video computer platform allows customers, partners, system integrators, and developers to build ultra-reliable, low cost, and highly customizable video-centric solutions.

Videon has a long history delivering cutting-edge video technologies in partnership with industry leaders like Qualcomm, Intel, and Samsung. We have played a critical role in innovation around DVD, set-top-boxes, and inflight entertainment. Today, we proudly introduce Videon’s on-premise Video Compute Platform.

History on the edge of technology


Introduced Video Time Shifting

(Genesis for DVRs) Technology for C-Cube Comdex

Created the first HDTV Tuner solution for TeraLogic


Brought to market by Pinnacle Systems

Created industry-first HD-DVD/Blu-ray navigator for Broadcom

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(Genesis for DVRs) Technology for C-Cube Comdex

Licensed video IP to support consumer-facing video playback product

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Licensed video IP to support launch of Google TV

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Launch partner for Chromecast

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Videon's Avia app rose to be the #1 app in the Android market

Developed the first 4K HEVC/H.264 to achieve small form factor, PoE broad market application

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Commercialized live streaming products based on Qualcomm. introduced first programmable live streaming SW

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Low-latency OTT with FujiTV using EdgeCaster

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Optimized products for edge computing for breakthrough live streaming with programmability

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4K6010bit Advanced Platform

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Enabled massive video data processing, fully customizable experiences and low-cost, real-time video delivery



Tricia Iboshi

Chief Executive Officer

Tricia Iboshi is a 20 year broadcast and media industry veteran in IP video technology, including nine years at thePlatform, now part of Comcast Technology Solutions and driving operations at BlackArrow, Make.TV and LTN Global. Combining a strong background in sales and operations, Iboshi drives the global Videon to go to market strategy. Iboshi lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband, daughter and two little rowdy dogs.

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Todd Erdley

Founder, Chairman, President

Todd Erdley is the founder and continued vision behind Videon’s groundbreaking advances in video technologies. Erdley’s leadership has propelled the company to the forefront of video encoding and streaming products that enable prosumers and professionals to create transformative solutions that are rapidly driving and simplifying the movement of media from any source to any screen. An avid cyclist, Todd enjoys unwinding from the whirlwind pace of Videon by pedalling around central Pennsylvania's beautiful countryside.

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Paul Brown

Co-founder, CTO

Paul Brown is one of the original co-founders and technology innovators of Videon. Brown has been involved with digital video for over 25 years, from Intel Action Media 2 all the way to current technologies including 4K/8K HEVC streaming. Along the way, he has been involved in the design of video / compute solutions for companies including Logitech, Bowers and Wilkins, Rockwell Collins and Lufthansa Technik. Paul lives in the State College, PA area and enjoys travelling with his family.

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Lionel Bringuier

EVP, Product & Engineering

Lionel has 25 years of experience in the telecommunications, broadcast, and media industry, managing real-time and mission-critical services in voice and video applications. He has launched several successful products and services for companies including AWS and Anevia.

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Ken Ruck

VP of Commercial Operations and Sales

Ken Ruck has led several successful start-ups (Linus ASX, Flash Networks, Oberon Media and Hemisphere Interactive) as well as, emerging divisions of major media companies Viacom, Turner, Virgin, and Kodak. Prior to Videon, Ken held the position of Principle of Product for Amazon Live launching and driving the shoppable and AI enabled live video platform to $500 million in yearly revenues. Ken lives in Brooklyn, NY with his two dogs, wife and two children.

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Rob Bargo

VP of Operations

Rob Bargo, one of the original founders of Videon, oversees operations at Videon which includes meticulous management and oversight of manufacturing, supply chain, quality, IT and the service department. His work on Videon’s AS9100 certification and the implementation of QRM manufacturing have made the Videon Manufacturing Operations department truly world-class. Rob earned an AAS in Electronics Technology from Pennsylvania College of Technology. He is a board member of the Innovative Manufacturing Center of PA as well as co-champion of the MADE in Central PA group. Outside of Videon, Rob enjoys taking advantage of this region’s excellent fly fishing.

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Daniel Chote

VP of Engineering

Dan Chote comes to Videon with a background in scaling production infrastructure and security, systems architecture, AI/ML, and blockchain immutability. Dan started his career in the Jabber Open Source community (XMPP), and has been in CTO/VP of Engineering positions throughout his career. Chote architected and implemented many products which scaled to support massive surges of users including the successful exit of an online dating application. Dan lives just outside of State College, PA. He enjoys LEGOs with his kids, and has been very active in various Maker communities.

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Chance Mason

VP of Strategic Accounts

Chance is an industry leader with established experience and a successful track record in building and delivering game-changing sales and marketing strategies for industry players like Piksel, Qumu, and Haivision. Chance will drive key strategic accounts and partnerships for Videon.

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Richard Carreon

VP, Marketing

Richard brings his deep experience in driving adoption for new category creations, driving performance marketing campaigns, and corporate marketing in ad tech, martech, and video platforms. Richard will lead Videon’s global marketing and communications, driving new product adoption and customer growth.

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Milo Thomas, MBA, PMP

Senior Director, Customer Experience and Operations

Milo brings 18 years of client management experience in the technology industry, managing large-scale clients across North America. Milo served as Director of Customer Experience for Avail Technologies, where he established a data-led approach to enhancing customer experience.

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Lauren Weigold, MPS

Director, Human Resources

With over 14 years of human resources leadership experience, Lauren has unrivaled knowledge and management skills. In tandem with her tenure at Penn State in the Office of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization, her Masters degree in Human Resources Management and her Doctorate in Strategic Leadership, Lauren has served in the United States Pennsylvania Army National Guard and is currently a Human Resources and Logistics Non-commissioned Officer.

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Erik Benson

Voyager Capital

Erik has worked with early-stage technology startups since joining Voyager in 1998. He's currently on the board of directors of Carbon Robotics, Lighter Capital, Lytics, SheerID, Shiftboard, Uplevel and Videon. Erik was previously responsible for investments (acquired) in Elemental (AWS), Blue Box (IBM), Covario (Dentsu), aQuantive (Microsoft), Anova Data (Ribbon), Capital Stream (HCL), Kryptiq (Surescripts), MakeTV (LTN) and Skyward (Verizon). Prior to joining Voyager, Erik was president of Mimix which developed motion capture software for the video game industry. He began his career in investment banking in Frankfurt and New York City. Erik has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in economics from Pacific Lutheran University, where he serves on the board of regents. He was born and raised on a farm in Washington State (Skagit Valley).

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Bruce Chizen

Former Adobe Systems, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Bruce Chizen’s customer-focused vision transformed Adobe into one of the world’s largest and most diversified software companies. Bruce is currently Partner and Senior Adviser at Permira Advisers; Executive Chairman at Informatica Corp; Venture Partner at Voyager Capital; and serves on the board of Oracle, Synopsys, ChargePoint, Mirakl, Nexthink, and a number of non-profits.

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Cole Younger

Fortson VC

Cole Younger is the managing director of Fortson VC. He has lived and worked in the Pacific Northwest for the majority of his life and received his degrees from the University of Washington. After graduation, he worked for two local venture firms, Pacific Horizon Ventures and Bancshares Capital. In 2007, he founded Vintage Lane Venture Partners. In his role at Fortson VC, Cole spends the majority of his time assessing new investment opportunities and working with portfolio companies. Outside of work, he is married and has three sons. He enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his boys’ sports teams, and is an avid fly fisherman.

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Louis Toth

Alter Venture Partners

Louis is a managing partner of Alter Venture Partners, a new venture firm focused on investments in early-stage deep technology start-ups. Prior to Alter, Louis co-founded Comcast Ventures in early 1999, Louis became managing partner in 2009 and oversaw venture investing activities at Comcast Corporation and NBCUniversal, building one of the world’s premier corporate venture capital funds. The Comcast Ventures’ portfolio spanned early- to late-stage investments in enterprise technology, media, communications, and consumer internet. Louis graduated with honors and holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a MA in International Studies through the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from the Management & Technology Program at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BS in Materials Science & Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

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David Price

David is currently Principal at Scala Advisors LLC. and holds a number of Board and Advisory positions in the TV and Media technology industry. He has driven transformational activities providing advanced technology in the TV and Media industry since the transition to digital technology and has driven aggressive top and bottom line growth as an executive in a number of leading communications technology companies around the world. Previously he held the position of Vice President, Strategic Business Development, TV and Media at Ericsson based in Silicon Valley, USA.. Prior to Ericsson, David was a member of the executive team at Harmonic Inc and helped grow profitable revenues from less than $50m to over $500m before moving on to Ericsson. David was previously Vice-President with TV/COM International and prior to that, Vice President at M/A-COM Linkabit (subsequently acquired by Hughes). David was Founder and Board Member of the Ultra HD Forum, the VR Industry Forum and the DASH Industry Forum and is past-President of the MPEG Industry Forum. He is an advisor to many TV, Media and Technology conferences around the world and is a judge on many of the industry awards each year including the CSI Awards, the Video Tech Innovation Awards, and the UK's National Technology Awards. David is the only person to have ever been selected three times as one of the "Euro 50" by the Cable & Satellite Europe magazine.

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