Francois Abbe

President and Founder

François Abbe is the founder and president of Mesclado, an international consultancy providing strategic vision, solution architecture & programme management of broadcast IT systems for broadcast & media organisations.  Clients include Arte, Ericsson Broadcast Services, France Télévisions, RTBF.


François is a respected media expert with 20 years in the broadcast industry, with experience in Research and Development, Product Management & solution architecture. He was instrumental in the conception of MPEG-2 coding for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), the HD MXF file format, IMF for Hollywood majors, objective image Quality Control and High Definition within a data processing and file based environment.