Meir Feder is a professor at the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, the incumbent of the Information Theory Chair. An internationally recognized authority in signal processing, communication, and information theory, Prof. Feder received an ScD degree from MIT, was a visiting professor at the Institute, and held visiting positions at Bell Laboratories and the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. He is an IEEE Fellow and has received several academic awards, including the best-paper award from the IEEE Information Theory Society.
During his academic career, Prof. Feder was closely involved with numerous high-tech companies, including working with Intel on the MMX architecture and designing efficient multimedia algorithms for it. In 1998, he co-founded Peach Networks, a provider of server-based interactive TV system via the cable network, acquired in 2000 by Microsoft. He then co-founded Bandwiz, a provider of massive content delivery systems for enterprise networks. In 2004, he co-founded Amimon, a fabless ASIC Company, the developer of “Wireless Home Digital Interface” (WHDI™) technology and a provider of the leading wireless HD video technology.