From the outset, SyncRTC has believed that video collaboration is a technology that not only allows us to collaborate and enhance productivity, but
improves our lives
The company history
While studying at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Víctor Sánchez wanted an easy way to connect with friends and family around the world. However existing video communications solutions were either too expensive or required IT involvement and dedicated hardware.
As a result he founded a video conferencing solution called MashMeTV, which he launched commercially in April 2013. Built using an open source communication protocol called WebRTC (Web Real Time Communications), MashMeTV became so popular that more than 415,000 users from 71 countries were using the application by October 2013.
- JAN 2015
- MashMeTV usage grows to one million customers in 73 countries.
- SEP 2015
- MashMeTV re-launches as Mashme.io, a customizable video conference platform with added functionality for end users and B2B customers.
- MAY 2016
- SyncRTC becomes the parent company of Mashme.io.
- OCT 2016
- SyncRTC launches a unique futuristic learning space called The WOW Room with IE Business School in Madrid. The WOW Room uses SyncRTC’s latest generation technologies including artificial intelligence, simulations, big data analysis, interactive robots, emotion recognition systems, and holograms.
- JUL 2017
- SyncRTC launches its Mashme.io Room of the Future as an evolution of the WOW Room.
- SEP 2017
- Said Business School (Oxford University) becomes the first Mashme.io Room of the Future customer globally.
- The company is currently headquartered in Madrid with satellite offices in San Francisco, Boston and London.
Prior to starting MashMe.io, he worked as a researcher at the “Next Generation Internet Group (GING)” from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, where he worked on cloud videoconferencing tools and the next wave of distributed and federated social applications. He also worked as a lecturer in cloud computing at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Before UPM and IIT, Victor worked as a freelance developer and lecturer. He founded Netwot, an artificial intelligence based social network, and Urki.me, which focused on building an engaging canvas-based media sharing tool.
Victor has always been actively involved with the innovation world, first as a board member of IEEEsb Madrid and then leading the GTUG (Google Technology User Group) Madrid and GDG (Google Developer Group) Madrid for several years. As part of this innovation focus, Víctor co-founded HackForGood—the biggest hackathon in Spain which focuses on creating applications for good causes. Recently, he was recognized as a GDE (Google Developer Expert) in web technologies.
Victor has a Master´s degree in Information Technology & Management at Illinois Institute of technology. He resides between Mallorca, Madrid and San Francisco.
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