President-Chair at Ultra HD Forum & VP Video Strategy Harmonic
Thierry is a seasoned marketing professional with a broad range of expertise in strategy, solutions, products, business development, and communication. He is also an innovator at heart. He spent eight years in Philips Research Labs, the largest independent research organization in Europe, and is now leading innovation at Harmonic on Marketing side. He has considerable experience in the video space with over 20 years during which he developed an in-depth knowledge of video ecosystems from both a technical and business perspective as well as the IPTV food chain (service providers, networking, encoders, middleware, VoD, DRM, STB) and Over-the-Top-(OTT) video including streaming technology, ecosystems, video delivery solutions, business models, deployment challenges, and new standards (DASH, HEVC). Thierry is also very involved in the streaming industry, including chairing the Ultra HD Forum and co-founding the VR Industry Forum and the Media Coding Industry Forum. He is also a recognized speaker at various international conferences including CES, NAB, IBC, TV Connect, Connected TV, SCTE, SMPTE, Asia Video Summit, and Broadcast Asia.