Alain Mongeau is the founder and Director of MUTEK. A Doctor of Communications, Alain directed ISEA95 Montréal, the sixth International Symposium of Electronic Arts, as well as ISEA’s head office from 1996 to 2000. He was also in charge of the New Media division of the Montréal International Festival of New Cinema from 1997 to 2001. In 2000 he launched MUTEK, a Montréal based organization dedicated to the exploration and promotion of digital creativity and electronic music. Its central platform is its annual festival in Montréal, which has become an essential North American reference point for international artists, industry professionals and diverse audiences. MUTEK also maintains activities around the world, including annual events in Mexico City, Barcelona, Tokyo and now, Buenos Aires.