Dr. Marina Bosi, a pioneer in the development of digital audio coding, is a recognized global executive with deep experience in digital media technology markets, rights management, and licensing. Marina received her degrees in Physics and in Music from the University of Florence (Italy) and from the National Conservatory of Music (Florence, Italy), respectively, and completed her thesis as a Chargèe de Recherche at IRCAM in Paris, France. After working with the composer Luciano Berio at Tempo Reale, Florence, Marina came to the USA and became a Consulting Professor (since 1998) at Stanford University's Computer Center for Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) and in the Electrical Engineering department (2004-2009). An experienced industry leader, Marina cofounded (with L. Chiariglione, MPEG Chair) the Digital Media Project and was the CTO of MPEG LA, Vice President - Technology at DTS, Project Engineer at Dolby Laboratories, and DSP Engineer at Digidesign (Avid). A Fellow and Past President of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and a Senior Member of IEEE, Marina’s awards include the AES Silver Medal in recognition of “outstanding achievements in the development and standardization of audio and secure digital rights management” and the ISO/IEC Editor award for her contributions to ISO/IEC 13818-7, MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding (AAC).
A graduate of Stanford Business School’s “Stanford Executive Program”, Marina holds several patents and publications and she is author of the acclaimed textbook “Introduction to Digital Audio Coding and Standards” (Kluwer/Springer December 2002). Marina has experience working with boards of directors, committees, and external stakeholders and is currently Treasurer-Elect and a Board member of the AES, a member of the Scientific Council of ISSNAF, and teaches and supervises graduate-level research at Stanford University.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT