Dr. Stephan Wenger works as the CTO for a still stealthed startup in the telecommunication industry.  Until May 2009, he was active in Nokia's Intellectual Property Rights department.  Between 2004 and 2006, he was a Principal Scientist in the Nokia Research Center, and an Adjunct Professor at the Tampere University of Technology, Finland.  His main research interests lie in the field of media coding and transmission over digital links.  Before joining Nokia, he worked as a project manager at TELES AG, Germany, and technical advisor and consultant for several companies including Polycom, Siemens, Microsoft, and Intel.  He has also helped start companies in the field of multimedia coding, and served on the Board of Directors of UB Video Inc. until its successful aquisition in 2006.  Dr. Wenger’s interests are both in protocol design and media coding for multimedia systems.  He has authored or co-authored over a hundred journals and conference publications, standardization contributions, Internet RFCs and book chapters.  He has held several seminars, on technical and marketing topics of Multimedia communication.  He is also very active in the standardization process for new Multimedia technologies, especially in the IETF, and the ITU-T.  Dr. Wenger currently holds five international patents with several more pending. He received the diploma and Dr.-Ing degrees in Computer Science from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, in 1989 and 1995 respectively.