Executive Director, Web3D Consortium
Peter Schickel is founder of Bitmanagement Software GmbH and leads the company since its foundation in 2002. Prior he was head of research at blaxxun interactive AG which was focused to the development of 3D internet software. At blaxxun he was directing the development of 3D viewer technology within 6 EC/BMBF R&D projects and built up a network of leading European Technology Companies. Focus of his work was the transfer from R&D results into commercial products, e.g. leading to winning the Digiglobe-Award for E-Commerce of Deutsche Telecom and Focus.
Head of the “Visual Computing System Technologies” group (igd.fraunhofer.de/vcst),
Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School
Direction Production Ingénierie, Électricité de France (EDF).
A graduate from Telecom SudParis, Christophe MOUTON joined the CAD team of the R&D center of Electricty of France, the French Power utility in 2001. In charge of studying remote collaborative visualization for EDF scientists, he has been investigating the Web3D technology since 2003 at the Web3D ACM Conference in Saint Malo (France).
Richard is the technical expert from the United States and the United Kingdom and currently serves as ISO/IEC JTC1/SC24/WG6 Convener. This involves editing and/or reviewing draft standards in the areas of computer graphics, imaging, and environmental representation.
He is also the Co-editor of the VRML, H-Anim, and X3D specifications and liaison from ISO/IEC JTC1/SC24 to the Web3D Consortium. Member of X3D, Medical, and X3D Earth WGs.
Sandy Ressler has over 30 years of experience with a wide variety of computer graphics and user interface technologies. Starting a career at Bell Labs followed by a stint at a video game startup he is a pioneer and visionary in the development of 3D computer graphics for use on the Internet. He was on the Web3D Consortium's, Board of Directors for 6 years, two of which as Vice President. After several years hiatus he is back as a member of the Board and is currently co-Vice President. The consortium is the organization responsible for VRML/X3D the ISO standard for 3D on the Internet.
Leonard Daly is a 3D-systems architect; speaker; and co-author of “X3D: Extensible 3D Graphics for Web Authors”; and President of Daly Realism, a consulting firm specializing in web applications and graphical information systems integration. He has presented at five SIGGRAPH and Web3D Conferences on various X3D and HTML topics. His current work is guiding the development of the next generation of integrated-3D/HTML players. He has won several awards for his innovative work in information projects at The Aerospace Corporation and Web3D Consortium.