Invited Track Speaker
Eric Bermender, Pixar Animation Studios
Eric Bermender is currently a Senior Systems Engineer in the Production Systems and Operations group at Pixar Animation Studios. Eric specializes in working with the artistic and technical departments in order to architect and implement production storage systems that meet the artistic needs of various productions. Eric has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing rendering and storage systems within the M&E environment. Previously, Eric has worked for companies such as Industrial Light and Magic, Digital Domain, and Image Movers Digital and has 20 technology related feature film credits.
Eric earned his BA in Computer Graphics and Imaging in 1997 from Cogswell Polytechnical College in Silicon Valley and his MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University in 2013.