Dr. Raphaël Troncy is an Assistant Professor in the Multimedia Department in the EURECOM Institute in Sophia Antipolis (France). He benefited from a PhD fellowship at the National Audio-Visual Institute (INA) of Paris where he received with honors his PhD in 2004 from INRIA. He selected as an ERCIM Post-Doctorate Research Associate where he visited the National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa (2005) and was a Senior Researcher in the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) in Amsterdam (2006-2009). Raphaël Troncy is co-chair of the W3C Incubator Group on Multimedia Semantics and the W3C Media Fragments Working Group, contributes to the W3C Media Annotations Working Group and actively participated in the EU K-Space NoE. He is an expert in audio-visual metadata and in combining existing metadata standards (such as MPEG-7) with Semantic Web technologies. He works closely with the IPTC standardization body on the relationship between the NewsML language family and the SW stack.