Scott Sona Snibbe

Currently based
San Francisco, California

Scott Snibbe is a pioneering digital artist and entrepreneur whose work includes apps, video, and interactive installations. His art is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), which in 2014 acquired his collaboration with Björk, the Biophilia App Album, as the first app in its collection. His work has been incorporated into concert tours, Olympics, museums, airports, and other major public spaces and events, and he has collaborated on interactive projects with musicians and filmmakers including Philip Glass, Beck, and James Cameron. He has received the Webby and Ars Electronica awards, and grants from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Snibbe currently serves as CEO of social music video startup Eyegroove, and has founded several other startups since 2000. In the 1990s, Snibbe was a staff researcher at Interval Research, performing basic research in haptics, computer vision, and interactive cinema; and was one of the co-developers of the digital compositing software After Effects, acquired by Adobe Systems. He has held teaching and research positions at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematics, The San Francisco Art Institute, California Institute of the Arts, and U.C. Berkeley. Snibbe currently serves as an advisor to The Institute for the Future and the Sundance Institute. He has published numerous articles and academic papers, is an inventor on more than twenty patents, and a regular worldwide public speaker.

2014 CEO of social music video startup Eyegroove
2005 Advisory Board at California Institute for the Arts Center for Integrated Media
1992 - 1994 Master of Science in Computer sciene, Brown University