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 content provider with numerous creative audio companies including Ableton, Native Instruments, Tiptop Audio, SoundMorph, Twisted Tools, Inear Display, Unfiltered Audio, K-Devices, Soundsnap, Skywalker Sound, Big Fish Audio, Unreal Engine, Signal Space, Splice Sounds, Plugin Boutique and Unity.
Ivo is also an accomplished electronic musician and circuit bender. In 2000, he toured the U.S. as the keyboard player for Reprise Records' band Snake River Conspiracy, sharing the stage with acts like Stone Temple Pilots, Filter, Cypress Hill, Static X, Veruca Salt and many others. More recently, Ivo released a full-length experimental electronic album on Detroit Underground Records. He has custom built hand-painted circuit bent instruments for artists like DIOYY, Richard Devine, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Trent Reznor, Otto Von Schirach, DJ Derrick Carter, Men Without Hats and many others.
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 his company and sound design work.