Ashruf El-Dinary is senior vice president of Digital Platforms at Xperi Corporation, previously iBiquity Digital Corporation. He earned degrees in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University (BS 1988) and The Johns Hopkins University (MS 1992), concentrating on Communications and Signal Processing technology. He has spent over 20 years developing HD Radio technology and has earned many patents for innovative digital radio solutions.
El-Dinary oversees the HD Radio systems engineering teams, manages the certification and quality control processes, and represents HD Radio technology standards at International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and international regulatory discussions. He currently leads the efforts for new broadcast applications, upgrades to emergency alerting, and deployment of digital radio solutions internationally.
Prior to his work on digital broadcasting, El-Dinary worked at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), where he developed scientific instrumentation in support of space research programs and launched solutions on several satellites. He also taught signal processing courses at JHU’s Whiting School of Engineering night school.
El-Dinary currently resides in Howard County, Maryland with his wife, Pam. When he isn’t innovating technology, he enjoys yoga, kayaking, snowboarding, cycling, and cooking.
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