Michael Dale is vice president of engineering at Ellation where he leads development for Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, and VRV, a fan-focused video platform. Both platforms are owned by Ellation, a Warner Bros. company through the Otter Media portfolio.
Dale is long time video technologist and a pioneer in early HTML5 video. While at Wikipedia, he worked with W3C, Mozilla, Open Video Alliance on early web video standardization efforts. At Kaltura, he lead HTML5 video adoption for media customers around advertising, content protection and accessibility. As Director of Product Management at Kaltura he worked with some of the worlds largest content publishers and service operators on product alignment and strategic OTT initiatives.