ECE Advisory Board

Tony Rodriguez

Tony Rodriguez is the CTO at Digimarc, a company that specializes in powering digital transformation by providing and managing unique identities via their Product Cloud platform.Tony Rodriguez oversees the research and engineering organizations at Digimarc. His background is in image processing, human perception and color theory.

He is a recognized industry thought leader, who has been quoted in such publications as Forbes and Oregon Business. Tony played an integral role in the early development of solutions for identifying and tracking digital images and later in the development of a global system to deter counterfeiting of banknotes.

During his tenure, his team has been recognized for their technical contributions to multiple fields, winning the Emmy for Engineering Creativity in Audio/Video and more recently winning multiple awards with partners such as P&G for packaging innovation and contributing to theHolyGrail 2.0 initiative to enable higher-quality recycling rates.

Prior to joining Digimarc, Tony worked at the Intel Architecture Lab as a Senior Software Engineer and held a variety of co-op positions at Raytheon, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and IBM. Tony is the inventor on over 100 issued U.S. patents and author of multiple conference publications. He holds a B.S. from the University of Washington and completed the AeA/Stanford Executive Institute program from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.