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Ivo Ivanov is seasoned sound designer, educator and electronic musician with over 20 years of experience.  He is best known for his vast creative contributions at Glitchmachines, where he is the Audio Director and Lead Sound Designer. In addition to running Glitchmachines for over a decade, Ivo has also worked with numerous audio companies such as Ableton, SoundMorph, Twisted Tools, K-Devices, Soundsnap, Signal Space, Wide Blue Sound, Sample Anatomy, Inear Display, Plugin Boutique and Samplephonics.

Before he became an experienced instructor and educator, Ivo earned his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Audio Engineering from the Expression College for Digital Arts in Emeryville, California. He subsequently spent five years working with the SAE Institute of Technology in San Francisco, where he wore many hats including Campus Director, Director of Education and Head of the Audio Technology and Electronic Music Production programs. Ivo also worked as the Advanced Synthesis & Sound Design Instructor with Pyramind in San Francisco and as a Consultant and guest Sound Design Instructor with Slam Academy in Minneapolis.

Ivo's vivid and forward-thinking sound design has been featured in numerous games, software plugins and sound effects libraries. His software plugins, sound effects and hand-made circuit-bent instruments are used by some of the most noteworthy game companies, post production facilities, recording studios and artists across the globe.