About Jupiter

History of Innovation

Jupiter is the pioneer of real-time collaborative visualization technology that drives decision-making across mission-critical organizations worldwide. For over 40 years, we have empowered federal agencies, public and private organizations and large and small corporations, by delivering a revolutionary way to process multiple, simultaneous data from disparate sources and display them effectively with control. Recognized as the innovation leader in collaborative visualization, Jupiter’s breakthroughs and product innovations have shaped the industry.

Jupiter’s Historical Firsts

Jupiter has earned a number of first to market industry accomplishments.

1981

1st to demonstrate multiple, simultaneous
video streaming windows on a single display
at UCSF Medical, in San Francisco.

1992

1st processor allowing users to run PC
Windows applications directly on the video wall.

2006

1st distributed display wall system,
delivering AV over IP. Launched PixelNet line.

2012

1st in Video Wall category to deliver
collaborative visualization software to connect
users on video walls, PCs, and mobile devices.
Launched Canvas, our 100% web-based
enterprise solution.

2020

1st to market with new Zavus Mini-LED display.

2021

1st to market large format commerically viable 21:9 LCD interactive display.

2022

1st to market content streaming from or to a videowall on a 5G/LTE connected device with Canvas Mobile.

Environmental Sustainability

Jupiter acknowledges its corporate responsibility as a global citizen to protect the environment and the climate. We implement efficient manufacturing practices that are committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner worldwide. Jupiter products are used around the world in applications that protect nations and states, keep the public safe, reduce emissions and waste, advance mass transit systems, manage metropolitan traffic centers, utilize smart power grids as well as next generation manufacturing.

Our entire Pana line is packaged inside and out with fully recyclable materials–95% from post-consumer waste on the exterior and 100% recyclable material on the interior. We’re doing our part to deliver Energy Star certified products and reduce our overall carbon footprint.

Commitment to Quality

Jupiter is committed to delivering consistently superior products and services. “Good enough” is not in our vocabulary. Through documented quality management practices, ongoing performance assessments, and industry benchmarking, Jupiter strives to exceed our customer’s expectations. Proudly designed and manufactured in the USA. ISO Certification: Jupiter Systems is ISO 9001:2015 certified for the design, development, manufacture, marketing, sales, order fulfillment, and call center support of visualization products.

Jupiter Leadership

Sidney Rittenberg

Sidney Rittenberg

CEO

Sidney led the effort to Jupiter’s autonomy in late 2019 from past ownerships. Previously, Sidney was VP of Group D at Foxconn. His business leadership and management experience included positions as corporate VP and country General Manager of various US companies operating in the Greater China region, as well as head of China investment for a private equity fund, and COO of an AMEX listed SPAC. In his early years, Sidney worked in cinematography and produced award winning advertising photography for recognizable brands following his studies at San Francisco State University with a major in film production.

Justin Shong

Justin Shong

VP of Sales & Marketing

Justin is instrumental in aligning the Sales and Marketing teams at Jupiter. His track record of building high performance teams, and exceeding P&L goals is unparalleled. Justin has worked on both the manufacturing and integration sides of the industry with stints at Whitlock as General Manager (where he turned the worst performing BU to the best in 18 months), Director of Enterprise Sales at Vidyo, Head of Sales and Marketing at Revel Systems, SVP of Worldwide Sales at OCZ Technology (where he was instrumental in the successful NASDAQ IPO for GBH), and VP of Sales at GBH Communications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and MBA in Finance, both from Santa Clara University.

Jack Klingelhofer

Jack Klingelhofer

VP of Processor Engineering

Jack brought to market trailblazing concepts of computer graphics devices in 1981. The innovation first started with color graphics terminals, then color graphics for multiple displays computers, and later video wall processors. Jack received a Bachelor of Science in Math from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked at UC Medical Center researching brainwave biofeedback before co-founding Jupiter Systems. Jack has authored or collaborated on numerous patents and continues to drive innovation, with the latest patent granted in November, 2019.

Greg Mirsky, PhD

Greg Mirsky, PhD

Director of Software Engineering

Greg started his career in medical imaging and has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science. In 1995 he transitioned into the AV industry with Sony as an Engineering Manager with a focus on software development and quality assurance. Similarly at Jupiter, Greg oversees the software development teams responsible for programs geared towards enterprise, command-and-control, as well as the Fed space.
Dimitris Katsis, PhD

Dimitris Katsis, PhD

Director of Display Engineering

Dimitris brings a unique combination of practical knowledge and display technology expertise to the team. Dimitris is a seasoned AV pro who holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and has co-authored more than 20 scientific publications and US patents. Dimitris joined Jupiter in July 2022 after almost two decades at Prysm Systems Inc. where he dedicated much of his career directing a variety of global engineering teams. At Jupiter, Dimitris leads Jupiter’s product development and drives the creation of new emerging technologies focused on LED and LCD technology.

Melissa Adamson

Melissa Adamson

Director of Marketing

Melissa is a mission-oriented marketing leader with over 15 years of experience working cross-functionally for global technology companies, specializing in the B2B audio-visual industry. Prior to joining Jupiter in 2020, Melissa held management-level marketing positions at MultiTaction, InFocus, and Planar. Melissa holds a BA in English from the University of Oregon and a MA in Elementary Education from Willamette University.
Tim Chen

Tim Chen

Chairman of the Board

Tim’s executive roles included VP of Hon Hai Precision Industry (traded in Taiwan), Chairman of Foxconn Industrial Internet (traded in Shanghai), President of International at Telstra, Chairman of Autohome, Partner at GL Capital, CEO of NBA/China, Corporate VP and CEO of Greater China for Microsoft, Corporate VP and China President for Motorola. Tim has an MBA from the University of Chicago and dual master’s in computer engineering/mathematics from Ohio State. Tim sits on multiple boards.

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