Ted Tanner
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Ted Tanner

Co-founder & CTO at PokitDok. Focuses mainly on scale computing, including: architect at Apple & Microsoft, Sr DSP engineer at digidesign (IPO), Crystal River Engineering-(Creative Labs), MongoMusic (Microsoft), BeliefNetworks (Benefitfocus).

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theodoretanner
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tctjr
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Member since November 18, 2009
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Investments made BeliefNetworks, Inc.
Board seats Relocality PokitDok
Advisory positions MongoMusic Relocality

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Hold several patents in datascience, signal processing, copy protection, semantics. architect on OSX, Vista OS.

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

Make History. Change people's perception of what is possible by building the impossible.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Making half assed software and not focusing on the essence.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Timing is everything. Never fall in love with your code. Keep going.

Full bio

Ted is an engineering executive with extensive experience ranging from startups to public corporations. Focused mainly on growth scale computing he has held architect positions at both Apple and Microsoft and has held instrumental roles in several start-ups, including digidesign (IPO and acquired by Avid), Crystal River Engineering (acquired by Creative Labs), VP of R&D at MongoMusic (acquired by Microsoft) and Co-founder and CTO of BeliefNetworks (acquired by Benefitfocus). He was also the CTO of Spatializer Audio Labs (NASDAQ: SPAZ), a company specializing in digital signal processing solutions. He is on the IAB for the University of South Carolina Computer Science Department as well as the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning at the University of Tennessee. Mr. Tanner has published numerous articles in leading technical magazines and holds several patents in the areas of semantics, machine learning, signal processing and signal protection.