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Founder & CEO Canopy, privacy & personalization

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Brian Whitman's Work Experience

Canopy

Founder & CEO

Brooklyn, New York

The Echo Nest

Co-founder & CTO

July 2005 to November 2016

Somerville, MA

Spotify

Principal Scientist

March 2014 to November 2016

Greater New York City Area

Brian Whitman's Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

BS, English

1995 to 1999

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

BS, Computer Science

1995 to 1999

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD, Machine listening

2001 to 2005

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About Brian Whitman's Current Company

The Echo Nest

Co-founder and CTO of the best music data company. We powered the intelligence behind most online music services (MTV, VEVO, Clear Channel, SiriusXM, Twitter, Rdio, Spotify, BBC, hundreds more) through a combination of machine learning, data mining, signal processing and language analysis. Spotify acquired the Echo Nest in March 2014!

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About Brian Whitman

📖 Summary

Founder & CEO @ Canopy Privacy and control for personalization. Ensuring discovery is always great. Canopy was acquired by CNN / WarnerMedia in March 2020! Brooklyn, New YorkCo-founder & CTO @ The Echo Nest Co-founder and CTO of the best music data company. We powered the intelligence behind most online music services (MTV, VEVO, Clear Channel, SiriusXM, Twitter, Rdio, Spotify, BBC, hundreds more) through a combination of machine learning, data mining, signal processing and language analysis. Spotify acquired the Echo Nest in March 2014! From July 2005 to November 2016 (11 years 5 months) Somerville, MAPrincipal Scientist @ Spotify Built the research team, oversaw the successful transition after they acquired my company The Echo Nest, worked on the next generation of music recommendation, did a lot of hiring. During my 2 and a half years at Spotify, our team released many successful music personalization projects and made music and listener understanding a core part of the company. I left Spotify in 2016 to take a break and start focusing on the next thing. From March 2014 to November 2016 (2 years 9 months) Greater New York City AreaResearch Assisant @ MIT Media Lab PhD student / RA in Barry Vercoe's "Music Mind and Machine" aka "Machine Listening" group. Thesis work on cultural approaches to music retrieval. Secondary job was music synthesis artwork. From September 2001 to May 2005 (3 years 9 months) Intern etc. @ MERL Interned over two summers, first with Mike Casey, then with Paris Smaragdis, audio stuff, machine learning, cluster stuff. From May 2002 to August 2003 (1 year 4 months) Musician @ Blitter Performing electronic musician. From January 1997 to January 2002 (5 years 1 month) Researcher @ NEC Research Institute Music retrieval research in the web group. Worked with Steve Lawrence, Gary Flake, Dave Pennock on artist detection and recommendation. From May 2000 to August 2001 (1 year 4 months) Research Assistant @ Columbia University RA in the Natural Language Processing group with Judith Klavans during my MS. Thesis work on automatic ontology generation and acronyms! From September 1999 to December 2000 (1 year 4 months)


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Ranked #497 out of 9,942 for Co-founder & CTO in New York

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