Paul G.M. de Bot
Paul de Bot is Vice-President Business Development of Philips Digital Networks. One of the focus points of Philips Digital Networks, a Business Group of Philips Consumer Electronics, is to make the convergence of TV and the Internet happen.
Philips Digital Networks is a leading supplier of digital television set top boxes, Internet TV boxes, broadcast studio equipment, turnkey MPEG compression systems, and cable television network systems. Within Digital Networks, Paul de Bot has occupied prior positions in product management and marketing, focussing on the roll-out of the first DVB/MPEG-2 systems for digital television. Before joining Digital Networks in 1995, he was with Philips Research, working in the area of standardization during the pioneering years of digital broadcasting. Paul de Bot holds a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, obtained at Eindhoven University of Technology in 1989.