I currently work on the Magenta project at Google. We're trying to use machine learning to create music and other art. Before that, I worked at Smule on music recommendations. And before that, I was a member of a small team building a music recognition service at at Microsoft.

I received my Ph.D. from the University of Washington for my work with Steve Seitz on organizing community photo collections using computer vision. You might have also heard of MySong, which I worked on at Microsoft Research and has since been transformed into Songsmith. My other academic work is listed here.

You can email me at ian@iansimon.org. Or friend me on Facebook. Or talk to me in person.


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