Francois Lefebvre

Communications Research Centre Canada, Project Leader

François joined the Broadcast Technologies research branch at the Communications Research Centre Canada in 1999 to lead its Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting team. Since then, he has contributed to numerous national and international standardization efforts and R&D; projects. His recent work has focused on creating and developing software building blocks for next generation mobile broadcasting networks, devices and applications by leveraging free tools (as in beer and speech) such as
GNU Radio and Openmoko. Prior to this, François worked ten years in Europe as researcher for R&D; laboratories in France and Germany and as freelancer for for various clients involved with early stage multimedia and Internet projects. François holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Laval University, Québec, Canada.