cutting edge music technology solutions


MusicDNA was founded in 2007 and has since then established subsidiaries in Germany and China.


MusicDNA are cutting edge MPEG-7 technologies, dramatically changing the way traditional music search, music play, music recommendation, music playlist generation, in essence the entire interaction with digital music, is conducted. Our R&D is underpinned by the long term strategic partnership with Fraunhofer IDMT, a world renowned German research institute for music technology.


Dagfinn Bach, Founder & President

Dagfinn is one of the veterans in the music technology industry and worked in the 90’s as a Nokia consultant for wireless music distribution and founded the digital music aggregator Artspages.

Sebastian Schmidt, CEO

Sebastian has extensive experience in complex audio software developments and managed in the past large-scale projects at Fraunhofer IDMT.

Dr. Thomas Hennig, CTO

Thomas graduated on the field of statistical time series analysis and stochastic processes. He joined MusicDNA in 2011. Before that, he managed research projects, which focused on the development of optical sensors in medical applications.