About The Speaker
Ryan Groves is an expert in building products that leverage Musical AI. Originally from a computer science background, he completed his Master's in Music Technology from McGill University, and his resulting research was awarded Best Paper at the most prominent music technology conference, ISMIR. As the former Director of R&D for Zya, he developed a musical messenger app that automatically sings your texts, called Ditty, which won the Best Music App of 2015 by the Appy Awards. He was a cofounder of Melodrive, where he and his team built the only artificially intelligent composer in the world that can compose music in realtime for interactive environments. Currently, Ryan advises and consults with promising music tech companies that are leveraging AI to enable everyone to be more creative.