Professor Iain Richardson is an internationally known expert on the MPEG and H.264 video compression standards. He is the author of “H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression”, a widely cited work in the research literature. Professor Richardson has written two further books and over 50 journal and conference papers on video compression. He regularly advises companies on video compression technology, video coding patents and mergers/acquisitions in the video coding industry. Professor Richardson leads an internationally renowned video coding research team, contributes to the MPEG industry standards group and is sought after as an expert witness. Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, he regularly travels to the US and Europe.