Birrer, Stefan

CEO | Phenix

Birrer, Stefan

Dr. Stefan Birrer is the co-founder and CEO of Phenix. He is an entrepreneur and software architect with extensive experience in designing and developing complex real-time applications. Under his leadership, Phenix delivers unparalleled viewing experiences with near-zero latency, at enterprise scale and superb quality.

He is a thought leader in real-time video for broadcast use cases and an expert in research and development of distributed streaming technologies. In prior ventures, he has lead real-time communication projects from idea to market at large large and early stage companies alike.

Dr. Birrer received his M.S. and PhD from Northwestern University with focus on scalable live video streaming. He is the author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed papers and patents.