Dr. Stephan Wenger is Sr. Director of Intellectual Property and Standards in Tencent America LLC. Until early 2018, he was VP IP & Standards at Vidyo Inc., a leading supplier of unified collaboration solutions, and before that, he was active in Nokia’s Intellectual Property Rights department and research center. He has also helped start companies in the field of multimedia coding and served on the Board of Directors of UB Video Inc. and eBrisk Video until their successful acquisitions in 2006 and 2016, respectively. He is also very active in the standardization for new Multimedia technologies, especially in the IETF, ITU-T, and MPEG. Dr. Wenger has been inventor of some 40 patents with many more pending. He received the diploma and Dr.-Ing degrees in Computer Science from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, in 1989 and 1995 respectively.