Eric J. Humphrey received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, New York, his M.S. degree in music engineering technology from the University of Miami, Florida, and his Ph.D. degree in music technology from New York University, where he worked with Juan Pablo Bello in the Music and Audio Research Laboratory. He is a machine learning engineering manager at Spotify, helping teams research and develop machine learning algorithms to improve the listening experience for millions of people around the world. Previously, Eric has been a senior machine learning researcher at Spotify focusing on machine learning approaches to understanding music audio signals, led a small research team at a startup, written audio DSP software for money, and helps shepherd a large and growing research community as secretary for the International Society for Music Information Retrieval.