Ed Newton-Rex was the Founder and CEO of Jukedeck, a one-of-its-kind AI music composition startup that incorporated machine learning to allow non-musicians to create high-quality music. A supreme product, Jukedeck was acquired by ByteDance (TikTok’s parent company) in 2019. Now the VP Audio at Stability AI – a company that closely competes with OpenAI, Ed is one of the foremost voices on Generative AI, digital disruption and AI Music. The TEDx speaker of “Can Computers Be Creative?”, Ed Newton-Rex, will bring a level of expertise to your events, that will leave your audience awestruck.
In 2019, Ed joined TikTok as Product Director, taking responsibility of the Music Intelligence Lab, soon after which he took over as a Product Director of TikTok’s European division. Ed was also the Chief Product Officer of Voisey by Snap Inc. later becoming the VP of Product of Harmonai, at Stability AI, Subsequently he is a Mentor at Abbey Road Studios.
Ed is revolutionising the AI and Music industry with his work and hence has been recognised as a 20:40 Leader of the Future. He was also nominated in the AI category at the WIRED Audi Innovation Awards in 2016, winning the Cannes Innovation Lion award that same year. Included in the 30 Most Creative People in UK list by Business Insider, Ed’s natural ability to innovate and inspire is commendable. Ed often speaks on his expertise in creative AI and has been invited to share more about his journey at prestigious forums like Mobile World Congress, London’s Deep Learning Summit and BBC Radio shows.
Having written on technology and music with authority for The Spectator, The Independent and Axios, Ed has invaluable insights to offer. Aiming for a world where generative AI is a norm, Ed is working on its adoption through open-source image technology at Stability AI. A whizz in the fields of generative AI and digital disruption, Ed Newton-Rex will mesmerise your audience when he addresses them at your next AI event. Enquire now!
Pioneer of the AI music composition startup, Jukedeck, Ed Newton-Rex has been officially inducted to the world’s top voted 20 keynote speakers on AI.
Ed Newton-Rex is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“Ed Newton-Rex was an extremely well-received speaker at the Independent Publishers Guild’s Spring Conference in 2018. He distilled complex content about Artificial Intelligence into an accessible and engaging session that gave our delegates knowledge and ideas to make their businesses better.”
“Ed is a very talented and inspiring speaker. He can explain complex concepts in easily understandable terms, and engages his audience. His summary of music history and technology paired with his experience in entrepreneurship was particularly impressive for our guests at the Sonophilia Spark in Frankfurt.”
“Ed is an articulate and highly knowledgeable speaker[, particularly when it comes to AI & creativity]. He presents with clarity and does a great job keeping audiences engaged. I really can’t recommend Ed highly enough.”
“Please can you pass on our thanks to Ed. His talk today on AI and creativity was truly fascinating and real food for thought. Our audience thoroughly enjoyed it.”