Our Journey

NativeWaves was established in 2016, in Salzburg, Austria, by 2 students of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. The journey which began with the quest to find a solution for viewers to enjoy movies in the language of their choice in the cinema, has today culminated with NativeWaves becoming a cutting-edge video and audio encoding company. The company is backed by a team of international investors and managed by a diverse group of professionals with years of industry experience.

NativeWaves partners with broadcasters to deliver next-level, synchronised, multiscreen, personalised experiences. Efficient, Versatile Agile and Non-Disruptive content delivery, with no changes to existing workflows.

Meet our Board


Pascal Levensohn

Since 1996, Pascal Levensohn has been the Managing Partner of Levensohn Venture Partners LLC (LVP) and the CEO of Levensohn Global LLC (LG) and its predecessor entities. Pascal has advised the Dolby family since 2011 and is currently a Managing Director of Dolby Family Ventures, which he co-manages with David Dolby.

Eva Wimmers

Board Member

Andreas Spechtler

Board Member
Andreas Spechtler is a Strategic Business Accelerator/Investor and founder of Silicon Castles. Former President of Dolby International with more than 25 years experience in technology, licensing business, digital entertainment, marketing, sales, business development and operations at Dolby, Sony and RealNetworks.

Thomas Weiß

Board Member
Thomas Weiss is CEO and founder of Authentic Vision. He brought together his passion for innovation and deep experience in cryptology and IT security management to launch Authentic Vision in 2012. True to his original vision, the company works to develop innovative new technology and systems to stop product counterfeiting, reduce risk to consumers and protect brand owners’ revenue.
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Andreas Gall


Meet our Team

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Marcel Hasenrader


Christof Haslauer

CTO, Co-Founder

Oliver Dumböck

Head of Engineering, Co-Founder
Venkat Venkateshwaran

Venkat Venkateshwaran

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Thomas Siller

Web Developer

Bartosz Ziemski

Backend Developer

Dr Andreas Unterweger

Video Encoding Expert

Thomas Lang

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