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May 16–17, 2017 – Berlin, Germany

François Daoust

W3C, Media Specialist

François contributes to the development of Web platform standards within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), with a specific focus on the convergence between Web and TV. He serves both as Entertainment Champion in the Industry team and as Media Specialist in the Strategy team. François is also staff contact for the media-related Second Screen Working Group and TV Control Working Group.

With a developer background, François initially joined W3C in November 2007 from Microsoft where he integrated an on-portal mobile search engine called MotionBridge. Over the years, he served as W3C staff contact for the Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group, the Web and TV Interest Group, the Web Real-Time Communications Working Group, and helped create the Web and TV Activity in 2011.