Aaron Becker
Steve Perlman

Chairman and CEO


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Steve Perlman is an entrepreneur and inventor devoted to pioneering entertainment, multimedia, communications and consumer electronics technologies and services. He has more than 30 years of technology development experience, over 15 years of start-up experience and a track record of bringing media-rich products and services quickly to market.

Steve is founder and CEO of the Rearden Companies, a family of companies dedicated to the synergistic development of art and technology. Ice Blink Studios is an affiliate of Rearden.

Steve’s technology work is built into all Macs and most PCs and has been deployed by DirecTV, Dish, Comcast, Time Warner, Charter and Adelphia cable TV and satellite TV networks; and retailed as consumer products from Sony, Philips, RCA, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Samsung, Fujitsu, Motorola, Scientific Atlanta and Sega. Products he has created include Mova Contour™ Reality Capture, WebTV, the Moxi Media Center and the underpinnings of Macintosh multimedia technology, including QuickTime.

Steve’s production companies’ work includes video game motion capture for Electronic Arts’ From Russia with Love (2005), The Godfather (2006) and Vivendi Universal’s upcoming Eragon (2006); HD video/audio editorial work for Santana, Electronic Arts and independent film; and art/production design for Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis for major motion pictures War of the Worlds (2005), Monster House (2006) and the upcoming Beowulf (2007).

Steve holds over 100 US patents in an array of multimedia and communications technologies and has more than 50 additional patents pending.

Steve’s detailed bio can be found at rearden.com.