Head of Sound Innovations
Ana Betancourt is a sound designer and researcher. In 2018 she co-founded Black Goblin, an audio technology and design company with a mission to transform the way creators work with sound. As
the CEO of Black Goblin, she has been instrumental in the growth of the company while bringing forward the development of Thol, a collaboration platform that focuses on the creation of original
sound effects and the improvement of current workflows for audio design.
Ana has formed a unique team within the company that brings in knowledge of audio production, physical modelling and machine learning to enhance their product and as such, her interest in
Creative AI and applications of AI for the continued progress of the creative industries is at the core of the company’s mission-driven work.