Jean-Baptiste Kempf is the president of the VideoLAN non-profit organization and one of the lead developers of the open source VLC media player.
Jean-Baptiste Kempf is the president of the VideoLAN non-profit organisation and one of the lead developers of the open source VLC media player.
Jean-Baptiste is a 36-year old French engineer and has been part of the VideoLAN community since 2005. Since then, he has worked on or lead most VideoLAN related projects, including VLC for desktop, the relicensing of libVLC, the ports to mobile operating systems, and various multimedia libraries like libdvdcss or libbluray.
He also created the legal entity of VideoLAN, a French non-profit organisation, in 2008.
Jean-Baptiste has also been working in various video-related startups, and founded VideoLabs, a company focusing on open source multimedia technologies.
Jean-Baptiste Kempf is a French computer engineer and entrepreneur.
Major contributor to the VideoLAN project and the VLC software, he’s one of the Open Source leading figures.
He advocates for a free Internet.
Multi-skilled, technical and straightforward, Jean-Baptiste loves to shake things up, to challenge established things and never misses a chance to speak his mind.
He'll tell you the tale of VLC, the most downloaded French software."
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