Anil Kokaram graduated in 1993 with a PhD in Signal processing from the Cambridge University Engineering Department, UK. He is now a Professor and Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. From 2011-2017 he was the lead of the Media Algorithms Team at YouTube/Google. Before that, he founded a media DSP group at Trinity www.sigmedia.tv working in the broad areas of DSP for Video Processing, Bayesian Inference and motion estimation.
He has published over 100 refereed papers in these areas. He was a former Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Video Technology and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. He was the founder of a company (GreenParrotPictures) producing video enhancement software that was acquired by Google in 2011. In 2007 he was honoured with a Science and Engineering Academy Award (Oscar) from the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his work in video processing for post-production applications. He was also awarded Fellow of Engineers Ireland 2007.