Toby Gifford is a music technologist, sound designer and acoustic musician. He has recently completed his PhD in interactive music systems. His Jambot software has received national acclaim, appearing on the ABC New Inventors program. Interactive installations have been exhibited in the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, the Museum of Melbourne, Splendour in the Grass music festival, and the European Capital of Culture Festival in Patras, Greece. He has been artist-in-residence at the Gallery of Modern Art developing live soundtracks for silent films. He is an active acoustic musician, live electronic music performer, and works at the arts/science nexus. One of his arts-science collaborations has been awarded the prestigious ANAT Synapse residency program for 2014. He currently lectures in music technology, interactive installation and sound design at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.