Dr. Ash Pahwa, CEO
Dr. Ash Pahwa is an educator, entrepreneur, and technology visionary. He teaches ‘Search Engine Optimization’ and ‘Web Analytics’ courses at UC Irvine, and engineering courses at UC San Diego. He is the founder of eAxiom Software and A+ Web Services which provide an array of internet marketing services. His expertise includes web programming, digital image processing, database management, digital video, and data storage technologies. Dr. Pahwa developed cellAnalyst image analysis software for Microsoft’s Windows/.NET platform. cellAnalyst is available as a cloud computing resource online. With a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH), he developed iVision which is an image database management system for storage and retrieval of biomedical images based on metadata, annotation, and content.
During his two decades in industry and academia, Dr. Pahwa has worked for General Electric, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Xerox Corporation, and Oracle. In the late 1990s, he founded DV Studio Technologies, LLC, which introduced a range of successful products for CD-Recording (CDR), MPEG encoding, and videotape-to-DVD archiving. His book, “CD-Recordable Bible” (Pemberton Press, 1994), appeared in English, Japanese, and German editions. Dr. Pahwa has taught numerous courses on CD-ROM/DVD and MPEG technologies at UCLA Extension and Digital Image Processing at University of California, Irvine. He is listed in “Who’s Who in the Frontiers of Science and Technology”.
Stephen Godfrey brings a wealth of experience in technical writing, ad copy writing, editing, content localization, and sales/product training to A+Web Services. He has held senior sales & marketing management positions with Nortronics, Comprehensive Video, FutureVideo, Horita, and Samsung Internet Services in the USA and with Bib Audio Video Products, Ltd. in the UK.
Mr. Godfrey joined forces with Dr. Ash Pahwa as VP Sales & Marketing at DV Studio Technologies, LLC. He is the author of the book “Making Your Own DVDs” and various industry trade publication articles. He is the co-author (along with Dr. Pahwa) of the white paper “Content Search & Extraction via MPEG-7” published in the “NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference Proceedings 2004” book. Mr. Godfrey has conducted many product/sales training seminars and served as a panelist on various multimedia industry forums during his career.