Dr. Sherif Zaidan is the co-founder and CEO of SilkBytes (a DigiSay Group company) a tech studio specialized in empowering companies in the digital media domain with AI driven tech-based solutions. He is also the CTO of the DigiSay Group a leading full-stack Media Group specialized in Tech-Media Services and products including content production, management, marketing and protection with over 100+ Billion views on over 80+ digital content platforms (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and Deezer). He led the development and launch of RighsHero, the first fully automated anti-piracy solution in the MENA region to cater for the increasing demand for anti-piracy needs of media broadcasters and video on demand platforms.
Dr. Zaidan has over 15+ years of experience developing and launching both hardware and software based products and solutions. Prior to co-founding SilkBytes, he was active in different German companies, chief among them, in the R&D headquarters of BMW, where he led the development of robotic based production systems for BMW’s line of electrified vehicles. He holds a PhD in robotics from the technical university of Munich along with 14 patents in the field of robotics, software architectures and user experiences.