The Mobileer Management Team
Phil Burk, President and Chief Technologist
Phil Burk founded Mobileer to commercialize
his audio-engine related inventions. Phil is an inventor, computer programmer
and designer who specializes in interactive and experimental music systems.
He has a rich history in the worlds of computers and sound. Phil earned a B.S.
BioPhysics at the University of California, Berkeley. While on the faculty
at the Mills
for Contemporary Music, he collaborated
Polansky and David Rosenboom to develop HMSL,
the Hierarchical Music Specification Language, an object oriented, composition
language that supports MIDI and DSP based
synthesis. Phil was also the Manager of Audio Systems at the 3DO Company where
he led the development of the first DSP based synthesis system for a video
game console. Phil's other inventions include: JSyn, a Java API for audio synthesis;
JavaSonics ListenUp, a voice recording system for the web; and TransJam, a
client/server system for collaboration on the web.
Phil has contributed to academia and the business
world by authoring numerous papers, teaching and taking on new challenges
to combine techniques
from the world of sound creation with techniques from computer software design.
Phil has consulted to many leading companies
over the last two decades providing contract programming services in addition
to technology innovation.