Wei-Chao Chen is a co-founder at Skywatch Innovation Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based video products and solutions. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the National Taiwan University. His research interests include graphics hardware, computational photography, augmented reality, and user interfaces. Dr. Chen was a senior research scientist in Nokia Research Center at Palo Alto, where he co-authored papers, patents and developed applications related to mobile computer vision and computational photography. Prior to Nokia he was a 3D Graphics Architect in NVIDIA between 2002-2006 and was the shader architecture lead for several graphical processing units (GPUs), including the Sony Playstation 3 RSX GPU. While at Intel Corporation during 2000-2001, he co-developed the Light Field Mapping technology and the open source light field project (OpenLF).
Dr. Chen received his MS in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University (1996), and MS (2001) and PhD (2002) in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.