Media Network Architect
As an Emmy Award-winning pioneer in media networking, our lead media network architect Kevin Gross brings deep knowledge and expertise in the latest developments in AV over IP technology to the DCA team. He is a recognized expert at the intersection of real-time media and networking. Kevin has worked in multiple standards bodies including IEEE where he participated in AVB development, IETF where he has authored several RFCs, and AES where he led the group that produced the AES67 standard. Kevin conceived and developed CobraNet, helped build the first configurable audio DSP system and develop early DAW products. He has had a hand in the systems and network design in many projects utilizing CobraNet such as Wembley Stadium, The U.S. Senate, the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and theme parks such as Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Tokyo DisneySea. Kevin holds several patents, has written papers and articles, and presented on numerous AV networking topics. In 2006 he was awarded an AES fellowship for his contributions to digital audio networking. Before audio networking, Kevin worked at WaveFrame Corp. and helped develop an Oscar award-winning digital audio recording and editing system and at Peak Audio, Inc. developing and managing early deployments of Peavey’s MediaMatrix digital signal processing system.