Niels Rump has been co-ordinating the standards-development at
DDEX since 2006. As such, he is the main author of most DDEX
Niels has worked on the communication of digital rights metadata
for more than two decades, initially focusing on developing
commercial Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems for which
several German and international patents bear his name.
During his time at Fraunhofer IIS (the “home of MP3”), Niels started
working in DRM-related standards bodies including ISO/MPEG, AES,
OPIMA, SDMI and others. For his work on MPEG standards he has
received “ISO/IEC certificates of appreciation”.
Niels holds a Diploma (approx. master’s degree) in computer science
from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.