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Saker Klippsten

CTO, Zoic Studios
Zoic Labs

Saker Klippsten is CTO of both Zoic Studios and Zoic Labs, strategizing, developing and supporting the technology needs of 400+ employees across three offices (Los Angeles, Vancouver BC, and New York City). Klippsten has been with Zoic for 14 years (since its inception) and in the Media and Entertainment industry for over 17 years. He is responsible for the creation of Zoic's backend infrastructure and compute farm, global studio infrastructure, proprietary data visualization and AI software development oversight, storage and networking, and improving multi-site workflows and communication. With a background in architecture and engineering he has spoken at numerous industry events such as SXSW 2017, the Creative Storage Conference and National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) for EMC-Isilon and Qumulo Networks.