Kirt Debique is the CEO & CTO of SyncFloor, a maker of products & services connecting creatives to the music they love to enhance the stories they tell. Built around the concept of natural language music search, SyncFloor has created an intuitive and innovative engine for music discovery, enabling creatives of all kinds to easily find and secure rights to independent music from around the world. The company is also the maker of SongsForPodcasters, a modern podcast-specific music licensing experience made for consumers, small businesses, and creative professionals. A twenty year Microsoft veteran with experience as an engineer, architect, technology strategist and general manager, Kirt has worked on mobile productivity, real-time communications, multimedia systems, distributed security, and operating systems. He is an accomplished inventor with 38 technology patents, as well as the owner and founder of Brick Lane Records, a Seattle independent music label.