Richard Rabbat is the CEO of Gfycat [www.gfycat.com] - the creator platform for short-form looping content. Rabbat received his PhD from MIT before taking positions at Fujitsu, Google, Zynga, and Tango. At Google, Richard led the “Make the Web Faster” initiative, which led to the creation of new web standards including HTTP 2.0 and WebP, a new image format for the web. During his stint at Zynga, he managed the client platform team that developed api.zynga.com. As VP of Platform and Advertising at Tango, he ran business operations for the Gaming and Ads verticals.