Robert Binning is an active cryptocurrency enthusiast who was introduced to blockchain technology through mining bitcoin back in 2012. Robert has contributed to the success and sustainability of multiple cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, and continues to mine transactions on multiple chains today. Before cofounding StreamSpace in 2016, Robert experimented with how distributed storage networks can be leveraged to improve the performance of various different multimedia applications. Robert attended the University of Texas, is an active member of the National Eagle Scout Association, and enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and alpine skiing.
James Baggett’s first foray into blockchain technology began in the early 2010s, trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Prior to co-founding StreamSpace, James spent his days developing real estate (navigating financiers, government entities, and value-add opportunities), and his nights monitoring the development of the blockchain community. In 2013, when the Ethereum white paper was published, it became clear to James that blockchain would have applications outside of currency. James graduated from the University of Portland, where he played Division 1 tennis. He is father to an incredible 1 year old boy, and enjoys exploring the outdoors with his family.
Octavian Geagla is the CTO of StreamSpace and joined the company as a full-stack engineering consultant specializing in production machine learning systems, algorithms, and concurrent applications. He has since helped to lead the design of the decentralized video streaming platform and recommendation engine to power StreamSpace . A life-long programmer with a background in math and physics, he has worked on a variety of applications, from full-stack high-traffic web applications to from-scratch custom machine learning systems. Octavian is a strong believer in cryptographic guarantees and distributed consensus leading the charge to a decentralized media industry, and hopes to empower filmmakers with control over their content and film fanatics with a diverse viewing experience through StreamSpace.
Hari Murugesan specializes in designing and writing system level software. Hari began programming at the age of twelve and worked in India and UK for five years as a software developer before moving to the US. He received his MS in Computer Engineering from University of Missouri (Rolla). He was introduced to Bitcoin as an efficient method of transferring money from India to the US. Hari is passionate about security, cryptography, and machine learning. In his free time, Hari is a water sports enthusiast and takes advantage of Austin’s live music scene.
Jose Tormo joined StreamSpace in 2017, bringing 30 years of business strategy and product marketing expertise with Fortune 500 technology leaders including Motorola, Hewlett Packard, and AMD. Jose received his BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from MIT and MBA from Stanford University. He is an avid motorcyclist and leads the South Austin Ukulele Jam, a loose collective of musicians.
Jon-Karl Klietsch joined StreamSpace in 2017 as Director of Marketing. He has helped several startups achieve substantial growth over his 15-year career, including 18 months with a blockchain AI software development company. He is an active member of the Austin Technology Council and an acclaimed public speaker for improving your bottom-line through industry best practices and proven results. When he is not working, you can find him Stand-Up Paddle boarding on Town Lake or enjoying all of Austin’s foodie scene.
Tanya Mayeux joined StreamSpace in 2017 as Administrative Coordinator. Before she moved to Austin, she taught English as a Second Language in New York City and South Korea and has helped hundreds of working professionals, engineers, and doctors acquire the world’s quirkiest language. Whether it’s running a classroom in Jamaica, Queens or managing an office in the heart of Austin’s startup scene, Tanya has found that success lies in the fine details that others often overlook. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys traveling, cooking, practicing nail art, and playing with her dogs.
Michael M. Robin is an award-winning Producer and Director who has worked on such high-profile series as "NYPD Blue”, "Nip/Tuck”, TNT's "The Closer", "Rizzoli & Isles", "Major Crimes" and “Dallas". He has earned Producing Emmys® for "NYPD Blue" and "L.A. Law" as well as three Golden Globes® for “Nip/Tuck”, "NYPD Blue” and "L.A. Law”. Robin began his career as a production assistant on the hit series "L.A. Law", where he worked his way up to Producer in the fourth season and later received an Emmy for his work on the series. He then segued to "Cop Rock" as a Producer, where he made his Directorial debut. He added a second producing Emmy and Directing nomination for his work on "NYPD Blue". Robin spent 11 years working for Steven Bochco before branching out on his own on the ABC TV show "C-16". Following "C-16", he began the Shephard/Robin Co. with Greer Shephard until 2017. Robin currently is in an Overall Development Deal with WBTV.