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JP Abello

Senior Director, Global Engineering R&D at Nielsen


JP Abello is part of Nielsen’s thought leadership team, where he currently leads Global Engineering R&D for the Internet of Things and Digital Media. Before that, JP spent over two decades building innovative products used by millions of consumers worldwide, including Yahoo Connected TV which won an Engineering Emmy Award in 2011, and the OCAP application platform deployed in millions of US of set-top boxes.JP is a member of the W3C Advisory Committee, and sits on the Advisory Boards of IoT World and AI World. He also co-chairs the IoT Consortium Privacy & Security Task Force, and is a member of ATSC and IAB.JP also serves as a judge in the International CES Innovation Awards, the CES Asia Innovation Awards and the Television Academy Emmy Awards. He is a frequent speaker at consumer industry events, including CES, Parks Associates Connections, Smart Home Summit, IoT World, IoT Security Summit, IoT Evolution Expo, AI World, AI Summit, and Apps World. He has published a number of articles and interviews on consumer technology, including a featured paper in the Nielsen Journal of Measurement. JP holds an MS in Computer Engineering (with a minor in Film & TV) from the University of Southern California, and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (France).