Ed Newton-Rex is the Founder & CEO of London-based artificial intelligence startup Jukedeck, where he and his team are building AI that can compose original music.
Ed learnt to code in order to start Jukedeck, which now comprises a team of 20 musicians and engineers. Jukedeck has been named one of WIRED’s Hottest European Startups and has won a number of startup competitions, including the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt and LeWeb in Paris, as well as a Cannes Innovation Lion.
Ed spent his childhood studying, performing and composing music, and graduated from Cambridge University with a double-starred First in Music in 2010. He is a published composer, and wrote music for a number of choral groups and for theatre before starting Jukedeck.