Imogen Heap

Music Maker & Founder, Mycelia

London based recording artist Imogen Heap blurs the boundaries between pure art form and creative entrepreneurship. Writing and producing 4 solo albums, one as Frou Frou (with Guy Sigsworth), and collaborating with Jeff Beck, Mika and Josh Groban amongst others, Heap has penned tracks for many TV shows and movies. She also produced the entire score for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, winning the 'Outstanding Music in a Play' Drama Desk Award.

Receiving 5 Grammy nominations (one for engineering and another for her contribution to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’) Heap has also won: an Ivor Novello Award; The Artist and Manager Pioneer Award; the MPG Inspiration Award; and an honorary Doctorate of Technology for her MI.MU gloves work - a ground-breaking gestural music making system.

In 2014 she envisioned a flourishing music industry ecosystem through Mycelia and released ‘Tiny Human’, the first song to use smart contracts on a blockchain.

Creating an artist-led, fair and sustainable decentralised ecosystem, Mycelia’s 'The Creative Passport’ provides an ID for music makers to connect digitally with the music industry. With three world tours, sell out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and Greek Theatre shows and thousands of 5* reviews, this September Heap will embark on a year-long music and technology world tour.