Moving the Web and Automotive Forward
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Wed
Philippe Le Hégaret heads the W3C Project Management function, responsible to meet all of the milestones of all of the groups, facilitate the work of Team Contacts, Chairs, and Editors, and drive the work necessary to achieve operational success. Until 2016, he was for the former W3C Interaction Domain, which produced frontend Web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, SVG, WOFF, or Web APIs. Prior to 2009, Philippe lead the W3C Architecture Domain, which produced the W3C Core technologies in the area of XML, Web Services, and Internationalization. He is a former Chair of the Document Object Model (DOM) Working Group.
Prior to joining W3C, Philippe promoted the use of XML inside Bull in 1998, where he also received the Bull R&D XML award for his work focusing on the interaction between XML and object structures. He is the author of KOML, an XML language to store Java objects.
He wrote the first version of the W3C CSS validator in 1997.
Philippe holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Nice (France).