SAN JOSE, Calif.–June 3,2011 –Internet video technology pioneer Dr. Hui Zhang, co-founder and chief scientist of Conviva Inc., will deliver a thought-provoking keynote speech at the ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (QoS) on Monday, June 6th.

In his speech, Internet Video: The 2011 Perspective, Zhang will discuss the key technology trends that drive the growth of Internet video and the remaining challenges to its evolution with an assembled audience of leading academic and industry researchers. Zhang is also a professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and an ACM fellow.

Zhang went on to co-found the video streaming solutions provider Conviva Inc. of San Mateo, Calif., to which he brings 20 years of pioneering research experience. The company has since landed the most forward-looking and premium media brands including Turner, ESPN, HBO, FOX, ABC and USA. Conviva technology has powered the largest online events including the 2010 Winter Olympics, the FIFA World Cup, this year’s NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament, the inauguration of President Barack Obama, and the Academy Awards.

As a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Zhang has established himself as one of the world’s leading authorities on Internet QoS, video streaming, network control and Internet architecture.
For additional information on the event, visit http://www.ieee-iwqos.org/keynote.html.

About Conviva
Conviva helps web video sites, media companies and carriers increase revenue and improve their relationship with viewers by increasing minutes watched and providing real-time information on viewed programming and ads that lead to more profitable video businesses. For more information please visit www.conviva.com.

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