Director Hypermedia, b<>com
Ludovic graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de l'Universite de Nantes, in 1992 with a specialty in electronics, signal processing and real-time computing systems. Ludovic started his career in 1992 at the Thomson Electronics Research Labs. Until 2004, he worked advancing and delivering technologies for digital TV broadcast, first for the US markets and then European ones. In 2001, he took part into the very first IPTV and mobile TV projects. He joined France Telecom in 2004 as an IPTV architect where he managed the technical aspects for the introduction of high definition into the Orange IPTV service. He went on to be responsible for the Video Compression R&D lab at Orange Labs in 2006. He joined Dolby Laboratories Inc in 2010 as a Senior Director, in charge of technology consistency for new video initiatives under incubation and maturation. In 2012, he was appointed Senior Director, Principal Architect for the Broadcast business group of Dolby Laboratories in charge of delivering AC-4 from Research to the business group. In September 2014, he entered bcom as Director Intellectual Property, in charge of building the IP & Licensing business activities of the Institute. In December 2015, he was appointed Director of the Hypermedia Labs in charge of leading and scaling the research activities on virtual, augmented and mixed reality, advanced media formats and codecs, digital trust and identity, uses and acceptability.