Platform Lead, Rdio (USA)
Ian McKellar leads the developer program at Rdio. He works with partners and community developers to build innovative new music experiences on the Rdio platform. As an engineer he's also responsible for heading the development of the platform. Prior to Rdio, Ian worked on the open source music player platform Songbird, the social web browser Flock and the Danger hiptop smartphone.
Rdio is the ground-breaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, listen to, and share music. With on-demand access to over 12 million songs, Rdio connects people with music and makes it easy to search for and instantly play any song, album, artist or playlist without ever hearing a single ad. Discover what friends, people with similar tastes, recording artists and more are listening to in real-time and share across Twitter and Facebook. Build a digital music collection that’s available everywhere - on the web, in-home or in-car, on an iPad or smartphone, and even offline.
Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, one of the creators of Skype. Currently available in the US, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Australia and New Zealand, Rdio is funded by Atomico, Janus Friis through his investment entities, Skype and Mangrove Capital Partners. For more information and to sign up, visit www.rdio.com.
Session(s) featuring McKellar Ian
Monday, 30th January 2012 From 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Come and meet with the developers involved in midem hack day through a 10 minute speed meeting session. Learn more about the tools and technologies that go into making a new music app and what’s possible. Don’t m ...
Saturday, 28th January 2012 From 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
midem hack day 2011 was a non-stop marathon which saw developers come up with 10 new music apps or websites. One of them “Takes Questions” was born thanks to a creative collaboration between the ultra-connected art ...