Ren Ng with Lytro light field camera in 2012.
September 21, 1979
|Occupation||Executive Chairman, Lytro|
Yi-Ren Ng (born September 21, 1979) is the founder and executive chairman of Lytro, a Mountain View, California-based startup company. Lytro is developing consumer light-field cameras based on Ng's graduate research at Stanford University.
Ng was born in Malaysia, and emigrated to Australia at the age of 9. He earned a B.S. degree in mathematical and computational science in 2001, an M.S. in computer science in 2002, and a Ph.D. in computer science in 2006, all from Stanford University. His doctorate titled Digital Light Field Photography , received the 2006 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.
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