Yvon Legallais graduated from Ecole des Mines of Nantes. He joined Technicolor (formerly Thomson) in early 90’s working on video processing for first HDTV cameras and displays. He later moved into computer science and networking research. He has been involved in research activities dealing with end-to-end system solutions for electronic content distribution where he built expertise in broadcast, broadband and wireless technologies. He is co-inventor of more than 30 patents (20+ granted currently). Recent activities have addressed architecture and processing technologies for context-aware web service. His current research interests include cloud computing, distributed systems and new media delivery.