Netflix, Director Streaming Standards
Mark Watson is a senior member of the engineering team at Netflix, focusing on technology standardization and streaming client architecture and algorithms. He has represented Netflix in a number of standardization fora, including W3C and MPEG. He previously held the position of Director of Research at Digital Fountain, working on internet video delivery solutions and a Principal Engineer position at Qualcomm. He was a significant contributor to the development of the MPEG DASH adaptive streaming standard and more recently to the Encrypted Media and Media Source extensions to HTML5 as well as numerous other standards for media delivery over IP networks.