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Andrea Basso Named Managing Director of Sisvel Technology

Sisvel Technology (Booth South Hall 1 – 20818) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrea Basso 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 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 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 technologies.

For additional information, please visit: www.sisveltechnology.com.

About Sisvel

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, 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 +393666271841, [email protected] . Booth 20818 South Hall 1, International CES.

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