Ludovic Noblet

Hypermedia Director and CEO of b<>com licensing
  • Career

Ludovic graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de l’Universite de Nantes 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. In 2006, he continued his career at Orange Labs and was named Head of the R&D lab devoted to video compression. He joined Dolby Laboratories Inc in 2010 in San Francisco 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 unit of Dolby Laboratories, in charge of technology strategy and planning. He has been a significant contributor to Dolby’s innovation areas.

  • At b<>com

After joining b<>com in 2014 as Director of Commercialization, he has managed the value of the intellectual property assets developed by b<>com and heads b<>com Licensing. Since 2016, Ludovic has also been in charge of the Hypermedia research field. Ludovic is involved in the standardization bodies DVB Forum and VR Industry Forum.