Dr Peter Siebert received his M.Sc. degree in 1984 and his Ph.D. degree in 1989 in physics from the University in Frankfurt, Germany. In addition he holds a degree in economics from the University in Hagen, Germany and an MBA from the Open University Milton Keynes, UK .
Since May 2009 he is with the DVB Project Office in Geneva, where he is responsible for all technology related aspects of the DVB organization. Before this he has been with Philips Kommunikations AG (PKI AG) in Nürnberg/Germany, SES-ASTRA in Luxembourg and Siemens Schweiz AG in Zürich/Switzerland. In his professional career he has been working on all aspects of audio-video transmission such as video transmission over telecommunication networks (PDH/SDH), satellite and IPTV networks.
He has been responsible for a number of ETSI specifications in the area of satellite transmission as well as for DVB standards. He holds several patents for various aspects of audiovisual data transmission.