Muse Research - Management
Bryan Lanser joins Muse Research after an 11 year stretch at E-MU / ENSONIQ, the pro music and audio division of multi-media giant Creative Labs. While at E-MU Bryan served in a number of roles including Director of Business Development.
Prior to this, Bryan functioned as Director of Marketing during the Proteus 2000 and Emulator E4XT Ultra introductions, and as Director of the MuVo website, which was focused on support of Creative Lab's Nomad line of CE audio products.
Bryan also has an extensive background in music production through his background in pro-audio and recording, having worked for many years at Otari Corporation, Digidesign, and the Music Annex Recording studios.
Bryan is also a professional percussionist, having performed with a variety of professional theater groups in the Bay Area, and also was the chief engineer at The Speech and Hearing Clinic, the private use studio for the late Windham Hill recording artist Michael Hedges. As an author, Bryan has contributed to several books, and written a variety of magazine articles on MIDI, recording technology, video duplication, and music instruments.
Matt joined Muse Research and Development in 2010 as CEO after being involved with the company for over 8 years as an investor, advisor, and board member.
Matt also founded Globetrotter Software in 1982 where he created FLEXlm® - the license management software that quickly became commonplace among independent software vendors. Matt served as the company's CEO until its sale to Macrovision in 2000. Matt served as Executive Vice President of Macrovision until 2003 and as a Director until 2004. Matt holds two U.S. patents in the field of license management, has BS and MEE degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, and serves on the board of directors of Reprise Software, Inc, Bridge Investment Group, and Planetary Pinball Supply, Inc. Matt is an avid bass player and performs regularly.
Michael Ost is a 14-year veteran of C/C++ applications development. He has numerous on-time software releases under his belt, acting at all levels from architecting the software, to writing the code, to leading various programming teams.
Michael has developed software for all forms of media. He was instrumental in numerous successful releases of the award winning Master Tracks Pro and Encore products during his ten years at Passport Designs. He later co-founded Mediapede, where he designed and implemented UltraDV – a video editing application for BeOS and Linux.
Most recently he was the principal programmer for Be Inc.'s HARP, an embedded MP3 streaming and jukeboxing audio platform, and also worked on the design and implementation of an Internet video conferencing solution for the BeOS.