noun: Maria Ingold’s reality — innovation comes from diversity of thought.
mireality is a strategic technical consultancy specialising in innovation and visual technology.
mireality builds successful solutions using six steps:
Global speaker and thought leader — over 200 times, including "TEDx: Innovating the Impossible", keynotes, presentation, chairing, C-level interviews and panels on streaming (video on demand (VOD) / OTT), innovation and emerging tech.
Strategic and technical innovator / commercially-focused Chief Technology Officer (CTO) providing consulting, advisory, interim, fractional, or permanent services across telecoms and media, streaming, digital innovation, start-ups and private equity.
Published and internal writer — high level or detail on strategy, technology and trends — in magazine and journal articles, white papers, positioning papers, proposals (RFQ, RFI, RFP) on streaming (VOD / OTT), smart home, IoT, wearables, AR / VR / MR and innovation.
Strategic CTO | Speaker | Writer
Innovation and Visual Technology
Maria Ingold heads strategic and technical innovation consultancy, mireality. She brings extensive expertise in deploying successful emerging visual technology across film, TV, video, games and media.
As the former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Disney / Sony JV FilmFlex Movies, Maria created some of the most successful on-demand movie services in Europe from launch, including for Virgin Media cable and broadcaster Channel 4. FilmFlex was profitable from year one.
Maria is also a global public speaker, including TEDx talk “Innovating the Impossible”, a BAFTA film and TV judge, a Board Advisor for iSIZE who provide machine learning bitrate reduction for video, and on the Industrial Advisory Board for the University of Essex, School of Computer Science and Engineering.
Mixing a background in Computer Science and Fine Art, she started her career helping innovate the beginning of multimedia – audio, video and games – on computers.