Dhananjay Lal (DJ) is responsible for roadmap definition, strategy and R&D activities in Adeia’s Media CTO office. Prior to Adeia, DJ was Senior Director for Emerging Technologies and Platforms at Charter Communication, where he built an R&D team focused on network-powered Gaming, AR/VR, holographic / light field communication and ML/AI applied to Quality-of-Experience delivery on the network. He has held positions across research, product engineering and product management across various organizations like Time Warner Cable, Eaton, Emerson and Bosch.
He also served as Board Member and Network Architecture Workgroup Chair at the Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA) and has 16 issued U.S. patents. DJ has a BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Cincinnati and an MBA in general management from Carnegie Mellon University.