Leonardo Chiariglione

Leonardo Chiariglione (born 30 January 1943 in Almese, Turin province, Piedmont, Italy) is an Italian engineer.wikipedia
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Moving Picture Experts Group

MPEGMPEG VideoISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11
He has been at the forefront of a number of initiatives that have helped shape media technology and business as we know them today, in particular he is the chairman and co-founded the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) together with Hiroshi Yasuda. But the project for which he is probably best known started in 1988, when he originated the ISO standardization activity known as MPEG (or Moving Picture Experts Group) (officially ISO TC97/SC2/WG8/MPEG, now ISO IEC-JTC1/SC29/WG11), of which he has been the Convenor from the start.
It was established in 1988 by the initiative of Hiroshi Yasuda (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) and Leonardo Chiariglione, group Chair since its inception.

Hiroshi Yasuda

He has been at the forefront of a number of initiatives that have helped shape media technology and business as we know them today, in particular he is the chairman and co-founded the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) together with Hiroshi Yasuda.
In the sphere of international standardization, together with Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione he founded the Moving Picture Experts Group which standardized MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, better known as MP3.

MPEG-1

MPG.mpgMPEG-1 Part 2
This group, with a membership of over 300 experts, representing 20 countries and various industries having a stake in digital audio and video, produced the MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standards that have facilitated the digital audio-visual revolution.
It was established in 1988 by the initiative of Hiroshi Yasuda (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) and Leonardo Chiariglione.

CSELT

From March 1971 until July 2003, he was with CSELT, the corporate research center of the Telecom Italia group.
At the end of the 1980s, Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione, Vice-President of the Media Group at CSELT, founded and chaired the international MPEG group, that released and test audio-video standards such as MPEG-1, MP3, MPEG-4 in cooperation with several companies worldwide: in March 1992 a working MPEG-1 system was demonstrated in CSELT.

IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award

IEEE Consumer Electronics AwardMasaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Technical Field Award
Chiariglione has received the IBC 1999 John Tucker Award, IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1999), Kilby International Award (1998), and IET Faraday Medal (2012).

Secure Digital Music Initiative

SDMI
In 1999, he was asked to be the Executive Director of Secure Digital Music Initiative, a forum comprising hundreds of companies to develop specifications for an open standard secure digital music delivery technology.
It drew a rebuttal from the president of the SDMI, Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione.

Kilby International Awards

Kilby International AwardKilby AwardKilby Awards Foundation
Chiariglione has received the IBC 1999 John Tucker Award, IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1999), Kilby International Award (1998), and IET Faraday Medal (2012).
Leonardo Chiariglione

Almese

Villar Almese
Leonardo Chiariglione (born 30 January 1943 in Almese, Turin province, Piedmont, Italy) is an Italian

Province of Turin

TurinTOTorino
Leonardo Chiariglione (born 30 January 1943 in Almese, Turin province, Piedmont, Italy) is an Italian

Polytechnic University of Turin

Politecnico di TorinoPolytechnic of TurinTurin Polytechnic
After receiving the classical High School degree at the Liceo Salesiano Valsalice in Turin, he earned a masters in Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin (1967), then obtained his Ph.D. degree at the University of Tokyo in 1973, where he also learned to speak Japanese.

University of Tokyo

Tokyo Imperial UniversityTokyo Universitythe University of Tokyo
After receiving the classical High School degree at the Liceo Salesiano Valsalice in Turin, he earned a masters in Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin (1967), then obtained his Ph.D. degree at the University of Tokyo in 1973, where he also learned to speak Japanese.

Telecom Italia

TIMAliceSIP
From March 1971 until July 2003, he was with CSELT, the corporate research center of the Telecom Italia group.

DAVIC

Digital Audio Visual Council
He has initiated various efforts to define internationally agreed specifications, such as DAVIC (the Digital Audio-Visual Council) in 1994 and FIPA (the Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents) in 1996.

Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents

He has initiated various efforts to define internationally agreed specifications, such as DAVIC (the Digital Audio-Visual Council) in 1994 and FIPA (the Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents) in 1996.

International Organization for Standardization

ISOInternational Organization for Standardization (ISO)ISO standard
But the project for which he is probably best known started in 1988, when he originated the ISO standardization activity known as MPEG (or Moving Picture Experts Group) (officially ISO TC97/SC2/WG8/MPEG, now ISO IEC-JTC1/SC29/WG11), of which he has been the Convenor from the start.

International Electrotechnical Commission

IECInternational Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)(IEC)
But the project for which he is probably best known started in 1988, when he originated the ISO standardization activity known as MPEG (or Moving Picture Experts Group) (officially ISO TC97/SC2/WG8/MPEG, now ISO IEC-JTC1/SC29/WG11), of which he has been the Convenor from the start.

MPEG-2

MPEG2DVDH.262 / MPEG-2 Part 2 video
This group, with a membership of over 300 experts, representing 20 countries and various industries having a stake in digital audio and video, produced the MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standards that have facilitated the digital audio-visual revolution.

Open standard

open standardsopenstandard
In 1999, he was asked to be the Executive Director of Secure Digital Music Initiative, a forum comprising hundreds of companies to develop specifications for an open standard secure digital music delivery technology.

Digital audio

digital musicaudiodigital
In 1999, he was asked to be the Executive Director of Secure Digital Music Initiative, a forum comprising hundreds of companies to develop specifications for an open standard secure digital music delivery technology.

European Strategic Program on Research in Information Technology

ESPRITESPRIT-IIESPRIT1 programme
COMIS - an ESPRIT project supporting the development of the MPEG-1 standard and

Eureka (organisation)

EurekaEUREKA NetworkEUREKA organization
EU 625 - VADIS a EUREKA project aiming at developing a European hardware and software technology for the MPEG-2 standard.

International Broadcasting Convention

IBCIBC (International Broadcasting Convention)IBC 2006
Chiariglione has received the IBC 1999 John Tucker Award, IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1999), Kilby International Award (1998), and IET Faraday Medal (2012).

Institution of Engineering and Technology

IETFIETInstitution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Chiariglione has received the IBC 1999 John Tucker Award, IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1999), Kilby International Award (1998), and IET Faraday Medal (2012).

IET Faraday Medal

Chiariglione has received the IBC 1999 John Tucker Award, IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1999), Kilby International Award (1998), and IET Faraday Medal (2012).

Daejeon

Daejeon, South KoreaDaejeon CityDaejeon Metropolitan City
He was appointed as Distinguished Invited Professor at Information and Communication University, Daejeon, Korea in 2004.