A brief history of us

We are a small team of artists, designers, technologists and scientists with a fierce belief that the quality of our attention underpins our very notion of reality and influences every aspect of how we think, feel and communicate.
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Quentin Notte


Quentin is the founder of Soundworks. He was previously the VP of Growth at Sighten, an Obvious Ventures company. He holds an MS in nuclear engineering from the University of Brussels and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He produces and releases techno as Sentient.
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Pierre Alvan

Co-founder, Engineering

Pierre is a full-stack software engineer with extensive web and mobile experience. Before Soundworks, Pierre was a staff engineer at Hipcamp, an online land sharing marketplace based in San Francisco, CA. He holds an MSc from SUPINFO in Paris, France.
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John Connell


John Connell is a Berlin-based composer and writer with 15 years experience working on brand strategy for the likes of Netflix, Red Bull and the Nike Foundation. The former creative director of 4DSOUND, he has given lectures on sound experiences at Goldsmiths University of London, SXSW and many multimedia festivals. He is a board member of the Spatial Sound Institute in Budapest.
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William Herman

Staff Producer

William is a producer and sound collector based in Berlin. He releases music as Billy Caso and is currently working on his debut full length album. He has collaborated with artists of the like of Acid Pauli and performed tours as Billy Caso in the US, Asia, Africa and all over Europe.
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Nina Viggi

Product Design Advisor

Nina is a designer with a deep background in software product development. Previously, she spearheaded UX research at Uber, and she has worked as a designer for GE, Capital One and Boeing. She holds a BA in architectural studies from UCLA and an MS in industrial design from Art Center in LA.
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Lukas Volz

Scientific Advisor

Lukas is a clinical neuroscientist and head of the Network Plasticity Lab at the University of Cologne, where he investigates neural plasticity and the reorganization of human brain networks using neurostimulation and neuroimaging. Lukas got his MD and PhD at the Ruhr-University in Germany and postdoc experience at the Max Planck Institute and UC Santa Barbara.