Ronald is responsible for driving technology innovation for ActiveVideo’s CloudTV platform. He has established himself as an industry leader in the creation of cloud-based solutions, and has been at the forefront of anticipating how HTML5 and the cloud enable consistent user experiences across any connected device. Ronald spearheaded the development of the CloudTV H5 platform that brings the flexibility and time-to-market advantages of HTML5 content development to television UXs.
Ronald joined ActiveVideo in 2009 following the company’s acquisition of Avinity Systems, a leading developer of cloud-based platforms. As CEO and co-founder of Avinity, Ronald led a team that enabled rich interactive experiences across a wide range of devices, from low-power digital set-top boxes to CI Plus enabled TVs. Previously, Ronald pioneered WiFi technologies and contributed to several key IEEE 802.11 standards as CTO and co-founder of No Wires Needed, which was acquired by Intersil (NASDAQ: ISIL) in 2000 and ultimately became part of Conexant Systems (NASDAQ: CNXT). Ronald earned an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Twente in Enchede, The Netherlands. He is the holder of several patents.