Forest Key

Founder & CEO of Pixvana Inc.

Forest Key is Founder and CEO of Pixvana, a Seattle start-up building a cloud video processing and delivery platform for mixed reality applications in Virtual and Augmented Reality. He was previously the Founder and CEO of Seattle’s buuteeq, which was acquired by Priceline and now operates as BookingSuite, a division of  He was also the Founder and CEO of Puffin Designs, a visual effects software tools company, acquired by Pinnacle Systems.  As a product manager, he worked on both Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Flash and has been involved in web video core technology since the inception of the medium. He started his career in the visual effects space as an effects artist at Lucasfilm, with film credits in the Star Wars and Mission Impossible franchises.  Forest studied History and Film at UCLA and has lived and worked extensively in both Chile and China.