Tim Kindberg's research interests lie in applying ubiquitous and mobile computing technologies to new kinds of digital media platforms.

He is the founder and creator of social video platforms Vorb and Nth Screen, and has powered other creative installations and platforms through Matter 2 Media. He also consults for arts companies and corporations through Tim Kindberg consulting

He has several decades of experience in building novel platforms, starting from his work on cloud computing in the 1980s, before the web existed. He was visiting professor of Computer Science at ITU Copenhagen and the University of Bath. He was a senior researcher at HP Labs in Palo Alto and Bristol, senior lecturer in Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London, and principal software engineer at start-up Zebra Parallel. He is co-author of the textbook Distributed Systems - Concepts and Design. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Westminster and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

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