Recherche & Développement C U R R I C U L U M Nom : Monfort Prénom : Jean-Yves Adresse : France Telecom, R&D Division 2 Avenue P. Marzin 22307 Lannion Cédex. France Téléphone :+33 2 96 05 31 71 E-mail : [email protected] V I T A E Motivation Since WTSA 2004, J.Y. Monfort acts as Chairman of ITU-T SG 12 for a second mandate. With the Management team of the Study Group, he has organised several Workshops, organised a study group meeting in Dakar and contributed to the role of Lead SG on QoS. He was previously Vice Chairman of ITU-T SG 12 and served several years as Rapporteur on questions dealing with telephony terminal transmission quality and electro-acoustics. For the new Study Period, the aim is to pursue the actions to reinforce the cooperation on QoS with other standardization bodies, to ensure a great collaboration between the SGs to maintain ITU-T as a Leader in the field of Performance and QoS, facing the new challenges of NGN, Multimedia and Mobiles. Professionnal Experience Currently Deputy Director of Standards Steering in France Telecom, and Senior Expert in France Telecom. During 5 years, he was Head Deputy of DIH/EQS Laboratory (Human Interactions/ Evaluation and acceptability of Services Quality), in charge of studies on subjective and objective assessment of media (speech, video, audio,…) and of Usability testing of new equipments and services. He was before Manager of Research and Development Units specialized in voice transmission quality, telephony terminals and Electroacoustics. Education Doctor Engineer of Applied Acoustics, Le Mans Electronics Engineer, ENSEEIHT, Toulouse Additional informations Currently Chairman of ETSI TC STQ (since October 2004) He is the author of a lot of technical specifications for France Telecom, France, of ETSI standards and ITU-T Recommendations, and of technical papers. He gave numbers of conference on speech quality, performance and QoS in seminars, workshops and congresses, including in close relationship with his activity of SG 12 Chairmanship (for APT, West Africa, ETSI, ITU-T workshops,…) General Secretary of French Acoustical Society during 5 years Professor of Electro-acoustics at the University (Sound and mage) during more than 10 years. Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.