Working group chairs

The PDF Association's various communities serve the entire industry with technical and marketing resources that benefit all members.

The chairs of the various Technical, Marketing and Liaison working groups are industry professionals dedicated to the proposition that a rising tide lifts all boats.

By promoting and enabling broad-based industry activities such as the development of best practice guides and test suites, the PDF Association's working group chairs are the heart of the organization.


Martin Bailey

Martin Bailey has worked on PDF subset standards since 1994, starting with PDF/X in CGATS and then in ISO. He’s …



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Bernd Wild

Dr. Bernd Wild is originally a graduate physicist. After completing his studies, he worked for several years at a computer science …




Rene Rebe

René Rebe is the CEO of ExactCODE; developing the document capture application ExactScan, OCRKit, Recompress as well as Embedded and …



Peter Wyatt
Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt is the PDF Association’s CTO and an independent technology consultant with deep file format and parsing expertise, who …



Dietrich von Seggern
Dietrich von Seggern

Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop …



Boris Doubrov
Boris Doubrov

Boris Doubrov is CEO of Dual Lab, the company specializing in product development services in the areas of Computer Graphics, …




Matthew Hardy

Matthew first started working with PDF technology in 1999, investigating document semantics in PDF as part of his PhD research, …



Leonard Rosenthol
Leonard Rosenthol

Leonard Rosenthol is the Senior Principal Architect for PDF & the Document Cloud at Adobe, having been involved with PDF …




Matt Kuznicki

Matt Kuznicki has been actively involved with PDF products and technologies since 2000. He is a recognized expert in technical …




Peter Shikli

Taking a break from his duties as Bizware’s CEO to focus on Access2online, what he considers his legacy project, Peter …



Patrick Gallot
Patrick Gallot

Patrick Gallot, has been working with software developers and PDFs since 2000. At Datalogics, he is the lead technical support …




Stuart Galt

Associate technical fellow working on Enterprise Systems and Business Architecture at Boeing. Stuart has more than 25 years of working …



Roman Toda
Roman Toda

Roman is first and foremost a software developer. C++ expert with more than 20 years of experience with PDF. He’s …



Chris Prom
Prof. Chris Prom

Chris Prom is Associate Dean for Digital Strategies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he coordinates the University …



Phil Spreier

Phil Spreier

Phil as a deep background in 3D software, specializing in solid modeling and data translation. He has worked for both …

Paul Rayius

Paul Rayius

In addition to his expertise with the CommonLook suite of tools for testing, creating and remediating PDFs, he is also …

Roman Toda

Roman Toda

Roman is first and foremost a software developer. C++ expert with more than 20 years of experience with PDF. He’s …

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt is the PDF Association’s CTO and an independent technology consultant with deep file format and parsing expertise, who …


Rene Rebe

René Rebe is the CEO of ExactCODE; developing the document capture application ExactScan, OCRKit, Recompress as well as Embedded and …

Boris Doubrov

Boris Doubrov

Boris Doubrov is CEO of Dual Lab, the company specializing in product development services in the areas of Computer Graphics, …


Klaas Posselt

Klaas Posselt is a graduate engineer in printing and media technology who, following a number of lines of inquiry, eventually …


Martin Bailey

Martin Bailey has worked on PDF subset standards since 1994, starting with PDF/X in CGATS and then in ISO. He’s …

Photo of Dr. Bernd Wild

Bernd Wild

Dr. Bernd Wild is originally a graduate physicist. After completing his studies, he worked for several years at a computer science …

Dietrich von Seggern

Dietrich von Seggern

Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop …

Leonard Rosenthol

Leonard Rosenthol

Leonard Rosenthol is the Senior Principal Architect for PDF & the Document Cloud at Adobe, having been involved with PDF …


Matthew Hardy

Matthew first started working with PDF technology in 1999, investigating document semantics in PDF as part of his PhD research, …

Duff Johnson

Duff Johnson

Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and …