Our team is composed mainly by graduates from University of Miami and MIT Media Lab.
Ricardo A. Garcia
Founder and CTO
Ricardo A. Garcia was born in Medellin, Colombia where he first experimented with audio algorithms in 1992 through his electronic music band "Señal Nocturna".
In 1996, Garcia graduated from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana of Medellin earning his undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering. His graduate degrees include a MS in Music Engineering Technology from University of Miami in 1999, and a second MS in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT Media Lab in 2001.
Ricardo Garcia worked as an Audio Scientist with Groove Mobile (formerly Chaoticom) designing algorithms for music distribution on mobile devices. He was also a Senior Software Engineer with Young Chang R&D Institute (Kurzweil Music Systems) working with their latest PC3 workstation products.
Mr. Garcia has published research in topics such as:
Audio watermarking using psychoacoustics and spread spectrum, automatic generation of sound synthesis algorithms using evolutionary methods, high resolution analysis and modeling of signals, multichannel media modeling, high resolution psychoacoustic models, low-bitrate audio and video compression, music recommendation systems, music information retrieval systems and online music-centric communities.
Mr. Garcia's research and artistic pictures can be found at http://www.ragomusic.com