Philip Rosedale has an extensive background in the development and pioneering of streaming technology, having built his first computer in 4th grade, and started his first computer software company while still in high school.In 1995 he developed FreeVue, a low-bitrate video conferencing system for Internet-connected PC's, resulting in the acquisition of his company in early 1996 by RealNetworks.
For 3 1/2 years, Rosedale served at RealNetworks as Vice President and CTO, where he was responsible for the development and launch of RealVideo, RealSystem 5.0, and RealSystem G2.In 1999 Rosedale returned to San Francisco, joined Accel Partners as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and began the basic research that would become the technology behind Linden Lab.Rosedale holds a BS degree in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.
Nov 1, 2009 - Current (almost 7 years)
Oct, 2009 - Current (almost 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|May 23, 2016||Continuations - VR/AR: Experiencing is Believing|
|May 6, 2016||Continuations - Looking for an Analyst at USV|
|May 5, 2016||Alley Watch - This is What Sir Richard Branson Said at the Tribeca Film Festival|
|Apr 28, 2016||eWeek - Virtual Reality Advances on Display at Silicon Valley Expo|
|Feb 25, 2016||Wired News - VR Will Make Life Better—Or Just Be an Opiate for the Masses|
|Jan 6, 2016||Pocket Lint - Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now|
|Dec 29, 2015||Venture Beat - 6 ways virtual reality will shape up in 2016|
|Dec 16, 2015||Venture Beat - UploadVR raises $1.25M in funding from China’s Shanda Group|