|[January 10, 2013]
Andrea Basso Named Managing Director of Sisvel Technology
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Sisvel Technology (Booth South Hall 1 - 20818) is pleased
to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrea Basso (News - Alert) as its new Managing
Director. Dr. Basso has joined the Sisvel team at CES.
Andrea Basso brings over 22 years of research experience to Sisvel. He
was formerly a research manager of AT&T (News - Alert) Labs-Research USA where Dr.
Basso and his team designed and developed innovative multimedia services
and technologies with a focus on IPTV and OTT platforms.
"Andrea is not only a true technologist and a prolific inventor with
more than 50 patents and patent applications filed in his name, but he
is also an excellent manager with vision and very significant
operational expertise within complex organizations. He will be a driving
force as we continue to develop Sisvel's (News - Alert) leading role in R&D and
licensing of key technologies with our worldwide partners," said
Giustino de Sanctis, CEO of the Sisvel International SA. "I am excited
to have Andrea on our management team and look forward to see him lead
the technology side of Sisvel."
"I am thrilled to join the Sisvel family as Managing Director of Sisvel
Technology. I look forward to advancing targeted research in
entertainment and communication, and assisting in the promotion of the
valuable intellectual property licensed by the Sisvel Group. With the
current speed of technology evolution, partnership in research is a key
ingredient to success and monetization I see exciting opportunities to
further expand the already rich set of R&D collaborations that Sisvel
Technology has in place," said Andrea Basso.
A graduate of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Dr. Basso is
currently part of the board of the International Multimedia Consortium
for Telecommunications (IMCT), overseeing carrier technology activities
including VoLTE and MPEG-DASH. He will be based in Sisvel Technology's
Italian office in None - Turin.
About Sisvel Technology
Sisvel Technology is dedicated to research, development, and technical
consultancy in the media technology industries. The company collaborates
with public and private organizations to implement R&D programs and to
produce innovative technical solutions leading to commercially valuable
For additional information, please visit: www.sisveltechnology.com.
Started in 1982 when Sisvel S.p.A. was founded in Italy, the Sisvel
Group has become a world leader in managing intellectual property and
maximizing the value of patent rights. The Sisvel Group is global in
scope and reach, with companies in Italy (Sisvel in None Torinese and
Edico in Rome), the United States (Sisvel US and Audio MPEG in
Metropolitan Washington, DC), China (Sisvel Hong Kong), Japan (Sisvel
Japan in Tokyo), Germany (Sisvel Germany in Stuttgart), Luxembourg
(Sisvel International), and the United Kingdom (Sisvel UK), with over
one hundred professionals worldwide with technical, legal, and licensing
expertise. Sisvel has a long history of managing successful patent
portfolios including those related to the audio compression standards
known as MP3 and MPEG Audio, and widespread technologies such as OSD (On
Screen Display), ATSS (Automatic Tuning & Sorting System), and WSS (Wide
Screen Signaling - for automatic switching of television image formats).
Sisvel currently operates patent pools for the LTE (News - Alert), UHF-RFID, CDMA 2000,
DVB-T, and DVB-T2 standards.
For additional information, please visit: www.sisvel.com.
Editors Please Note: To request an interview with Dr. Basso or see a
live demo of the 3DZ Tile Format, please contact Veronica Pugi at
. Booth 20818 South Hall 1, International CES (News - Alert).
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