Matthew Boerum is a pioneer in the field of 3D audio for music production & virtual reality. He is co-founder and CEO of Audible Reality, an immersive audio technology company from Montreal revolutionizing music engagement through unique AI-driven 3D audio software. Matthew is an award winning audio engineer, educator and musician, and is finishing up a Ph.D in Sound Recording at McGill University under George Massenburg and Richard King. His research focuses on auditory listener movement in virtual audio environments, with a special interest in spatial perception and mixing. Driven by his passion for music and sound, he is actively involved in pushing the audio industry forward as a speaker at industry conferences and events. He holds an MA and BS in Audio Technology from American University. Since 2000, Matthew’s work as a freelance engineer, educator and musician has lead him to nearly every audio industry discipline. Of notable mention, he has worked with Grammy award winning artists Cee Lo Green and Dirty Vegas; Golden Globe winning actor Stacy Keach; and public figures US President Carter and the Dalai Lama. In 2012 he was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Commercial – Single Spot and received front-page honors in the press by Audio Solutions. He’s also been featured in Mix Magazine, Financial Post and Le Devoir.