R. Boitard earned his M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) in 2009. In 2014, he was granted his Ph.D. degree from the University of Rennes 1 while working for Technicolor and IRISA (Institut de recherche en informatique et systèmes aléatoires) on High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, more specifically, on video tone mapping and temporal coherency. He is presently HDR Imaging Scientist at Barco\MTT Innovation in Vancouver. He has been an active member of MPEG (Motion Pictures Expert Group) and SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers).