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Ed Newton-Rex is an entrepreneur, musician and one of the world’s leading experts and communicators in artificial intelligence and creativity.

Ed founded Jukedeck, the first tech startup in the field of artificially intelligent music composition, which in 2019 was acquired by ByteDance, the company behind social media giant TikTok.

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Having graduated from Cambridge University in 2010 with a Double-Starred First in Music, Ed learnt to code in order to start Jukedeck and built the company’s first AI technology himself, with investment from Cambridge University. 

Jukedeck developed patented software that autonomously composed original music on demand, allowing non-musicians to easily create rights-cleared music in seconds.

The technology was used to cre...

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Ed Newton-Rex was an extremely well-received speaker at the Independent Publishers Guild's Spring Conference. 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.'

- Bridget Shine, Chief Executive, Independent Publishers Guild

"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"

- Seda Röder, Founder, Sonophilia