How do leading audio, music, and video tech companies bring products from ideation through commercialization? Join us as we go behind the scenes at leading companies and explore key roles in the media tech industry including marketing, product management, software/hardware development, user experience, research and development, and more. We'll explore these things through case studies of your favorite products. You can weigh in on which products you want to learn about here.
Clinic leader Jay LeBoeuf is the executive director of Real Industry, an education nonprofit that prepares its students to enter the technology industry by exposing them to leading tech companies’ practices. He is a lecturer in music technology and music business at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), and he advises digital media startups such as Chromatik, LANDR, and Kadenze. As an entrepreneur, LeBoeuf founded Imagine Research, an intelligent audio technology startup that built a search engine for sound. In 2012, iZotope acquired Imagine Research, and LeBoeuf joined the iZotope executive team leading research and development, technology strategy, and intellectual property. Prior to creating Imagine Research, LeBoeuf was an engineer and researcher in the Advanced Technology Group at Avid Technology. There he led research that expanded the power of Pro Tools, the industry standard for digital audio workstations. He has been recognized as a Bloomberg Businessweek Innovator, awarded $1.1 million in small business innovation research grants by the U.S. National Science Foundation, and interviewed on BBC World.