Michael Luby

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Fountain

Michael is a world-renowned scientist, making significant contributions in the areas of coding theory, randomized algorithm design and analysis, networking protocols and cryptography. Prior to founding Digital Fountain, he was a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto and the University of California at Berkeley, where he also led the Theory Group at the International Computer Science Institute. Michael is the inventor of Luby Transform (LT) codes, the unique breakthrough technology upon which the Digital Fountain products are based. Michael received his PhD in Theoretical Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1983.