|Hervé-François Le Dévéhat
President and Founder
Hervé-François has an extensive background in designing
and bringing successful products to market both in the broadcast equipment
and consumer electronic industries.
His experience includes 4 years as research and development engineer and
project manager at Telos Systems, where he conducted several projects pioneering
streaming MP3 technology. Major customers included Family Radio Networks,
WorldSpace, NASA and Vulcan (Paul Allen).
In 1999, while working in the AudioActive division of Telos
Systems, Hervé-François developped the first Professional Streaming Audio
Decoder for IP networks, successfully used for transcontinental live audio
transmission over the Internet.
In 2000, Hervé-François joined the Kerbango team at 3Com
headquarters. He prototyped the first Standalone Wireless Internet
Radio Appliance. The Kerbango Radio was demonstrated at CES'2001 and awarded Best in Show.
In 2001, Hervé-François joined Apple Computer as a Product
Architect in the Hardware R&D department. He conducted researches to
improve sound output on new lines of Macintosh computers and helped with
the development of the iPod MP3 player.
In late 2001, leveraging his experience in both broadcast
equipment and consumer electronic industries, Hervé-François pursued
his vision of a convergence between system integration, connectivity and user-friendliness
and as a result founded Kersonic.
Hervé-François holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering
from ESME-Sudria in Paris, France.