Yasser Syed

Distinguished Engineer

Comcast Cable

Dr. Yasser Syed is a Comcast Distinguished Engineer, where his work focuses on developing and implementing next generation video technologies and workflows. He works for Comcast’s VIDEO Architecture group in the Technology & Product Department of Comcast Cable.

Dr. Syed has contributed to many video standards-related areas, including leading the CableLabs VOD Metadata Project, Chairing SCTE work for SCTE 128 (AVC Constraints), Participating in AVC and HEVC standardization in MPEG, and currently doing the same for HEVC and Adaptive Streaming Technologies.

Additionally, he has held technical leadership posts at Hewlett-Packard, ATEME, TI, Bosch Telecom, Motorola, and CableLabs.


12:30PM - 1:30PM Monday, May 16, 2016