Sidespin Group was founded by Dr. Istvan Jonyer, a scientist, engineer, serial entrepreneur, and investor. Dr. Jonyer has extensive software engineering, research, and management experience in various areas of computer science with leading technology companies. At Google, he was responsible for launching Google TV (later Chromecast) devices with OEMs and SoC vendors like 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. Dr. Jonyer has been a venture capitalist with four funds covering frontier technologies like machine learning, autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, and streaming media delivery.
Dr. Istvan Jonyer, CEO
Dr. Jonyer holds a Ph.D. in machine learning from The University of Texas at Arlington, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Jonyer has also served as an expert witness in software-related litigation, such as patent disputes, invalidity, and breach-of-contract matters.