Barry Threw is a technologist working to enable digital media artwork. He develops systems and tools for rich immersive and interactive media experience; combining sound, video, network, and audience interactions. He has a background in engineering and composition with a dual major in Music Production & Engineering, and Music Synthesis, from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA; and an MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media from Mills College in Oakland, CA. In addition, he is an engineer and designer with Recombinant Media Labs, the premiere surround cinema presentation facility in San Francisco, CA. He also serves as technical manager for the BEAM Foundation a Berkeley, CA non-profit foundation seeking to spark a new Western classical music movement based on the technologies and aesthetics of the 21st century.