Alexander Chen is a creative technologist whose work combines music, design, and coding.
Chen’s personal projects include a transformation of a New York subway map into a string instrument, and visualizations of the music of Bach, Beach Boys, and Steve Reich. This work has been featured by The New York Times, BBC, Wired, and more.
Chen is currently a Creative Director at the Google Creative Lab. At Google, he has helped lead projects such as the Les Paul doodle (an interactive instrument on Google’s homepage which generated 5.1 years worth of shared music), Chrome Music Lab (a website used in music classrooms around the world), and A.I. Experiments (projects that make machine learning more accessible and understandable).