The Superpowered Team
With 15 years technology experience, spanning from an embedded Linux startup to a successful acquisition, CEO Patrick Vlaskovits oversees Superpowered’s operations, sales, marketing, support, and partnerships. He focuses on customers, market leadership, and innovation. Says Patrick,
"It's our job as a company to extend our customers’ productive capabilities with better technology and less waste."
CTO Gabor Szanto is an expert in computational signal processing for low-power processors on mobile devices. He leads all engineering for the Superpowered Audio SDK, Superpowered USB Audio and MIDI for Android, Superpowered Media Server for Android and Superpowered HLS for Android.
His expertise is in designing ‘standalone’ DSP libraries that are optimized across iOS and the fragmented Android ecosystem. His work involves the development of novel algorithms to work efficiently across processor architectures and different OSes.
Gabor holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Dennis Gabor College (Budapest, Hungary). For his thesis, he created the first remote control application for Windows with a web user interface (before VNC), including a state-of-the-art web server written in pure C++ with BSD sockets, and a high-performance MNG video encoder implemented in Assembly. He holds two patents in computational audio.
Jim Lucchese is an entrepreneur and founder/CEO of The Echo Nest. The Echo Nest brought machine learning and a developer community to the music industry. The Echo Nest was acquired by Spotify. Integration of The Echo Nest into Spotify resulted in a number of music discovery features, such as Discover Weekly, Daily Mix and Fresh Finds.
Ted Vucurevich is an entrepreneur and former CTO of Cadence Design Systems. In his prior role, Ted helped develop the strategies and technology initiatives in system on a chip based design, DSM infrastructure, software interoperability, design methodology development and Internet-based electronic system design.
Matt Sandler is EIR and investor at Techstars Music. Previously, he founded Chromatik to connect the world’s music-makers. Chromatik enables musicians to play, learn, and share their favorite music via sheet music, guitar tabs, lyrics, and more. Millions of musicians in over 120 countries play with Chromatik applications, including American Idol and Bruno Mars.
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