Patrick Bergel

Patrick Bergel, CEO

Patrick is Lord Creator of Chirp. He previously founded mobile search startup L6 Research, carried out research into sound control surfaces and ubiquitous computing systems, and has worked as a creative director for clients including Microsoft and Ray-Ban. Patrick is also an Honorary Research Associate at University College London, Dept. of Computer Science and an Associate Director of the New Radiophonics Workshop. He likes birds, synthesizers, and so on.

Anthony Steed

Anthony Steed, CTO

Anthony builds things. He is Deputy Head of the Department of Computer Science, University College London, and head of the Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics group. His research areas include real-time interactive virtual environments, mixed-reality systems, large-scale models and collaboration between immersive facilities. He’s co-authored two books, worked for Electronic Arts and somehow finds time to consult in the area of graphics and new media.

Amaury Hazan

Amaury Hazan, Lead Audio Developer

Amaury holds a PhD in Music Technology from Pompeu Fabra University, home of the Reactable and Freesound projects. He likes to mix development, audio analysis and machine learning to create new forms of music interaction. He previously worked for RJDJ and launched the award-winning CamBox video app on iOS.

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones, Lead iOS Developer

Daniel is a developer whose work combines sound, art and data. With a research background in computational biology, an MA in Sonic Arts and a BA in Philosophy & Computer Science, Daniel’s audio development work on iOS games Papa Sangre and The Nightjar was nominated for two BAFTAs.

Geraint Jones

Geraint Jones, User Experience

Geraint is a UX and interaction design specialist. Geraint’s research interests include the interaction between people and complex systems. Previously, Geraint studied Human Computer Interaction at UCL and worked for UX consultancy Amberlight Partners for clients including The Guardian, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Orange.

 

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Friends, Supporters and Special Thanks

John Galantini, Singing Horse, Stephen Fortune, Jon Bird, Sam Britton, Paul Brossier, Andy Farnell, Sophie Polyviou, Isaac Schling, Mister Clicky, Nico Wack, Emma Payne, Julian Saunderson, Gerard Chandrahsen, Ben Blundell, Roland Harwood, The 120-Cell, Alex Deschamps-Sonsino, Russell Buckley, John Spindler, Parag Mital, Erencan Gokcek, Nicolas Pergola, the family Buprestidae, Will Steptoe, Brian Millar, Anthony Finkelstein, Gabriel Radu, Rory Sutherland, Amberlight Partners, Yog Soggoth, Matthew Herbert, Peter J Law, Pan Studios, Erithacus Rubecula and everyone at Sirius Cybernetics.