I am a researcher, musician, and entrepreneur. I recently co-founded Telepathic, a company that uses analytics and machine learning to enhance creativity, with my wife Prerna Gupta.
Before that, I was Chief Scientist at Smule, where I developed intelligent music algorithms that did things like turn speech into rap (AutoRap), talking into singing (Songify), and automatically compose music to match someone's singing (LaDiDa). Smule apps have reached over a 150 million people world-wide. As part of that journey, I co-founded Khush, a company that made intelligent music apps, which we merged with Smule in 2011.
I was a professor at Georgia Tech, for six years where, I founded and directed the Music Intelligence Lab. My research focused on marrying music and machine learning to create and model music. I also did research on the neural underpinnings of musical emotion. I received an NSF CAREER award in the Robust Intelligence program for research on predictive models of music.
I received my PhD at Stanford's CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics), did my post-doc with Professor David Huron in Music Cognition at Ohio State, and my undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics from Yale University.
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