Director, GM, Simulation Technologies in a Cloud Company
US

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahulcthakkar/

Rahul Thakkar


  • Awards: Winner - Academy Award® - 2016 SciTech Technical Achievement Award for DreamWorks Media Review System

  • Patents: More than 60 patents granted or pending

  • Standards: Authored WAMI services best practice 12-032r2 for the Open Geospatial Consortium

  • IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1179303/

  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Thakkar

  • Focus: Executive management, cloud, simulation, VFX, architecture, software, film making.

  • Verticals: Cloud, Film, Broadcast, VFX, Aerospace, ISR, GIS, Defense, Access Control...

  • 2021 - current - Director, Simulation Technology, Amazon

  • 2015 - 2020 - Director, Digital Transformation, Advanced Services Development, The Boeing Company

  • 2014 - 2015 - VP, R&D, Brivo

  • 2013 - 2014 - VP, Technology, The Madison Square Garden Company

  • 2003 - 2013 - VP, Technology + Chief Architect, PIXIA

  • 1996 - 2002 - R&D, PDI/DreamWorks

  • 1994 - 1996 - VFX Developer, Post Perfect

  • 1992 - 1994 - MS CS Utah State

  • 1990 - 1992 - VMCI (Teach, Write, Code)


 

Work Experience

30 years hands on technology development, invention; 15 years senior executive in startups and Fortune 50 companies; 3 exits, 60 patents, speaker, author.

Film Credits

Please see IMDb

Skills & Titles

Please see LinkedIn

Awards

Winner - Academy Award® - 2016 SciTech Technical Achievement Award for DreamWorks Media Review System