Jordi J. Giménez will take up the position of 5G-MAG Project Manager in the coming weeks. He will take on responsibility for technology-related aspects of the association's work, including supervision of workgroups and project logistics.
He brings a wealth of valuable experience to the role, most recently as Project Manager and Research Engineer at the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT), the research and innovation centre of the German-speaking public broadcasters. At IRT he has been involved in several research projects in the domain of media distribution and contribution, including the H2020 5G-Xcast and 5G-Solutions projects. Jordi has been an active contributor to the 3GPP RAN1 working group to enable and assess the potential of LTE and 5G technologies for TV and radio distribution (EnTV, LTE-based 5G Broadcast, and multicast/broadcast in 5G). He has also participated in several EBU project groups related to the same domain.
Prior to his 5G-focused work, he contributed to several DVB and ATSC technical groups on next-generation terrestrial broadcast technologies, including for DVB-T2, DVB-NGH and ATSC 3.0. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in Spain, where he was a Research Engineer at the iTEAM Research Institute. During his doctoral studies he was an invited researcher at Teracom (Sweden), the KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and IRT (Germany).
We welcome him to his new role at 5G-MAG!