John Koleszar

John Koleszar
Software Engineer / Open Source Tech Lead, VP8, Google, Inc.

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John is a software engineer on the VP8 team. In addition to day-to-day
development, he focuses on fostering adoption and development of the
VP8 codec by the open source community. Prior joining Google, John was
a software engineer on the codec development and embedded optimization
teams at On2 Technologies.

John earned a bachelor’s degree in computer systems engineering from Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute.

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With the introduction of WebM video, high quality, royalty-free, open-source video is finally a reality. Already natively integrated into the majority of HTML5 web browsers, WebM’s VP8 video codec is drawing tremendous support from content owners, video encoding tool producers, and hardware vendors, and has been discussed as an open video alternative for the HTML5 specification. Read more.
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