Lisa Gelobter: Multimedia via the web


Lisa led the product teams that developed Shockwave, software that allows multimedia (video and games) to be included in web pages and ultimately is used by 96% of web users.

Having worked for various companies in the early days of computer graphics her work was one of the inspirations behind the GIF image format. She was also the driving force behind tEQuitable a company she set up to help support and promote equality and diversity in the technology industry and was able to shape and change US policy as the White House’s Chief Digital Service Officer.