QuVIS, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael Paulson has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Paulson offers a diverse and successful background of technical achievement and professional leadership. Paulson joined QuVIS in 1996 as the Lead Hardware Engineer for the QuBit product line and has been a core member of the QuVIS Executive staff as Vice President of Engineering since 1998.
“Michael’s technical leadership and industry experience greatly contributed to many successful technical and business successes, including QuVIS’ inclusion in NASA’s “Return to Space” program to upgrade image acquisition technology to high definition servers,” said Kenbe Goertzen, QuVIS President and CEO. “He understands the motion image industry from both the technical and customer perspective, and will ensure responsible delivery of commitments and continue QuVIS’ pioneering spirit.”
As COO, Paulson is responsible for directing QuVIS engineering, sales, production, and marketing operations. Leveraging QuVIS’ reputation for wavelet compression expertise, superior image quality, pioneering technical engineering, and robust product designs, the QuVIS team under Paulson’s leadership will enrich QuVIS products and services, increase operational efficiencies, and build the company’s presence in the areas of commercial content production, image acquisition and analysis, and exhibition.
“QuVIS has been a technological pioneer in the digital video industry from its inception,” Paulson said. “It is a tremendous opportunity to lead an organization that has consistently set the standard for superior products and superior service.”
Previously, Paulson was responsible for all product engineering, research and development. He led the engineering team through all phases of post-production and digital cinema product development for the last ten years. Prior to QuVIS, Paulson spent more than 10 years managing and scheduling technical projects, in addition to designing hardware and software for PC and embedded system architectures. Paulson is a SMPTE member and has contributed to a number of technical standards including the IEEE standard for JTAG Boundary Scanning. His technical achievements include co-holder of a 3D motion-imaging patent. He holds a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering as well as B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Kansas State University.