Ivo Ivanov is best known for his vast creative contributions to Glitchmachines, where he is the Founder & CEO. Aside from managing Glitchmachines for well over a decade, Ivo has worked as a sound designer and content provider with some of the most esteemed creative audio companies in the Industry including Ableton, Native Instruments, Tiptop Audio, SoundMorph, Twisted Tools, Inear Display, Unfiltered Audio, K-Devices, Skywalker Sound, Soundsnap, Big Fish Audio, Unreal Engine Marketplace, Unity Marketplace, Splice Sounds and Plugin Boutique to name just a few.
Ivo is also an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and circuit bender. In 2000, he toured the U.S. as the keyboard player for Reprise Records' Snake River Conspiracy, sharing the stage with acts like Stone Temple Pilots, Filter, Cypress Hill, Staind and Static X among many others. He has custom built circuit bent instruments for artists like DIOYY, Richard Devine, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Trent Reznor, Otto Von Schirach, Men Without Hats and many others. More recently, Ivo showcased his abstract take on electronic music in the form of a full-length release on Detroit Underground Records.
In 2006, Ivo became the first-ever recipient of the Game Audio Network Guild scholarship award and went on to earn 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 positions including Campus Director and Head of the Audio Technology program. He later worked with Pyramind in San Francisco before ultimately withdrawing from audio education to focus on software development and sound design.