Ivo Ivanov is best known for his vast creative contributions to Glitchmachines, where he is the Founder & CEO. Aside from running Glitchmachines for over a decade, Ivo has worked as a sound designer and audio content provider with numerous creative audio companies including Ableton, Native Instruments, Tiptop Audio, SoundMorph, Twisted Tools, Inear Display, Soundsnap, Unreal Engine, K-Devices, Sampleism, Signal Space, Soniss, Plugin Boutique, Unity and Big Fish Audio.
Ivo is also an accomplished musician, audio engineer and hardware instrument builder. He has released music on Detroit Underground Records, toured the U.S. with major-label bands, worked as an engineer and session musician at various commercial recording studios and custom built hand-painted circuit bent hardware instruments for artists like DIOYY, Richard Devine, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Trent Reznor, Otto Von Schirach, DJ Derrick Carter, Kero and Men Without Hats.
Ivo earned his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Audio Engineering from the Expression College for Digital Arts in California. He subsequently spent five years working with the SAE Institute of Technology in San Francisco, where he held several management positions including Campus Director, Director of Education and Head of the Audio Technology program. He later spent a year working as the Advanced Synthesis & Sound Design Instructor with Pyramind in San Francisco before ultimately withdrawing from the field of audio education in order to focus on his company and sound design work.