The Team

Florian Simmendinger

CEO & Co-Founder

Founder and CEO of Soundbrenner, makers of the world’s first wearable smart device for musicians. By combining wearable devices with great software, Soundbrenner creates an addictive music-practice experience that allows anyone to learn and master any instrument. To date they shipped over 80,000 wearables and their apps are used by over 500,000 musicians monthly.

Florian obtained a degree in business administration in Germany and Mexico. He speaks four languages and lives in Hong Kong. Besides being passionate about building great products at Soundbrenner, Florian enjoys backpacking to all corners of the world. He was recently named in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list.

Julian Vogels

CTO & Co-Founder

Founder and CTO of Soundbrenner. Julian supervises and manages the technical development of Soundbrenner's software and hardware products. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Music Technology from McGill University Montréal, and is himself a Full Stack Developer (Mobile, Cloud, Embedded). Previously, he researched and built gestural controllers for new musical expression. He lived on four continents and finally settled down back home in Berlin, Germany. In his limited free time, Julian is involved in local politics and organizes hack events.