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There are real people and great engineering behind ImageEngine, not just some slapped-together code snippets. We’re proud of our people, patents, and brain power.


How ImageEngine Started

ImageEngine has been obsessed with website performance from the beginning. We assembled a team from around the world, bringing together thought leaders in device detection, image optimization, and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). Over time we grew ImageEngine into a fully featured image CDN. And in 2015, we began optimizing images across the web.


Where We’re Going

We want everyone to have the best possible UX, fastest websites, and smallest image files. As new file formats emerge and CDN frameworks evolve, ImageEngine remains the premier solution for simplifying and accelerating image optimization. We continue to use our product to put the internet on a diet and lower global carbon emissions. We also continue improving ImageEngine, winning awards and customers.


2021NVTC Tech 100; Washington Business Journal #36 Corporate Diversity Index - Small Companies in Greater D.C.
2020Best Tech Startup, Reston, Va., The Tech Tribune; NVTC Tech 100
2019Entrepreneur #108 Most Entrepreneurial Business in America; Best of Reston; NVTC Tech 100
2018NVTC Tech 100; Finalist, Moxie Awards
2017Rising Star Tech Company, Venture Atlanta
2016Ranked 1,295 of Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Inc. 5000 List; Top 20 Most Promising CDN Solution Providers, CIOReview
2015Top 100 Global Winner of Leading Private Startup Companies, Red Herring

Corner Office


From left: Luca Passani, Krishna Guda, Steve Kamerman

Krishna Guda

CEO and Co-Founder

Krishna Guda has driven the development and sales of innovative mobile, web, and software products for over 20 years. Since the founding of ScientiaMobile in 2011, Krishna has led the company to be a leader in mobile device intelligence solutions in launching products ranging from solutions for web and front-end developers, to enterprise-grade solutions in the areas of mobile web, image optimization, and device analytics.

Prior to ScientiaMobile, Krishna served in leadership roles in business development, engineering and product management at innovative companies such as FusionOne, BridgePort Networks, Openwave, and Oracle. He earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Masters from Johns Hopkins University and an Engineering degree from India.

Luca Passani

CTO and Co-Founder

Luca Passani is the inventor of WURFL, the Wireless Universal Resource FiLe, the de-facto standard in the field of Device Description Repositories.

Prior to founding ScientiaMobile in 2011, Luca had spent seven years with Openwave Systems and two years with AdMob (now part of Google). In his career, Luca has taken part in projects for Telecoms throughout the U.S. and Europe.

In addition to being known to the community of developers for creating WURFL in 2001, Luca has authored articles and co-authored books on Mobile Web Development, an area in which he is a recognized expert.

Steve Kamerman

COO and Co-Founder

Steve Kamerman is an IT innovator, specializing in Linux systems administration and high-performance web applications and is best known as the author of the popular Tera-WURFL mobile device detection library. In 2007, Steve designed a system of transcoding and delivering rich media to mobile devices, earning him the title of inventor on its patent.

He is an expert in several diverse fields including programming, systems administration, network engineering, scalable web architecture and database administration. In addition, having been a part of the mobile web industry for 10 years, Steve is an integral member of ScientiaMobile core team and a U.S. veteran.