co-founder/CEO of ZAC, United States
Bijan Tadayon, PhD, JD, is a co-founder/CEO of ZAC. For 5 years, he was at ContentGuard, a startup encryption/DRM company, jointly invested by Microsoft, Time Warner, and Thomson, with a valuation over a billion dollars at the time. He was a co-founder of an educational multi- media software game company. He has had more than 80 technical publications and presentations and more than 100 pending or issued US and foreign patents. He got his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University (related to semiconductors and circuits, with Prof. Lester Eastman), and in the early 1990s, he and his brother designed and fabricated the fastest HBT transistor in its class. He got his BS degree in Applied Physics from Cornell, ranking second in his class. He is also a graduate of the Georgetown Law School.