Oztan leads Anvato’s content identification and digital video processing efforts. His expertise lies in digital video compression, processing and communications.
Prior to Anvato, Oztan was with DoCoMo USA Labs where he developed next generation video compression methods and peer assisted video streaming technologies. He has developed video compression and watermarking methods for MPEG4 simple profile and H.264 baseline profile video codecs over error prone communication channels. He also invented a method for low bitrate digital video watermarking. Oztan holds a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, and M.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology and B.S. from Bilkent University, Turkey.