Stefan Lederer, CEO



Bitmovin powers video infrastructure on the web through its powerful API-based video developer tools. From major broadcasters to market leading social media giants, companies rely on Bitmovin’s video player, video encoding and video analytics stack to power their complex media workflow.

While pursuing post-doctorates at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria co-founders Stefan Lederer and Chris Mueller pursued advanced research in segment-based video distribution that became a core component of the MPEG-DASH format supported by more than 50% of connected devices. They took this engineering leadership private as a spin-out from the university to found Bitmovin, first creating a universal player that works across web, mobile and OTT and then moving on to virtualized encoding hosted in the cloud or in customer provided infrastructure.

Bitmovin is used by developers around the world as the top choice for high quality deployments across a wide range of industries from media and OTT to UGC, social video, eLearning, industrial training, monitoring, and more.

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— Stefan Lederer, CEO and Co-Founder of Bitmovin

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