Sidespin Group was founded by Dr. Istvan Jonyer
, an investor, scientist, engineer, and serial entrepreneur, with extensive research, development, and management experience in various areas of computer science with leading technology companies. Dr. Jonyer has been a venture capitalist with four funds covering frontier technologies like machine learning, autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, and streaming media delivery. At Google
, he was responsible for launching Google TV (later Chromecast
) devices with OEMs and SoC vendors such as Sony, Samsung, LG, Sharp, Vizio, Logitech, Intel, Marvell, and MediaTek. Earlier, he designed 3G mobile communication systems for Nortel Networks. Dr. Jonyer was also an assistant professor of computer science at OSU, with an NSF-funded machine learning research program.