Los Altos, CA
Michael Good, founder and CEO of Recordare LLC, invented the MusicXML system for Internet-friendly music notation. He started his work in music software at the MIT Experimental Music Studio, one of the forerunners of the MIT Media Lab. Before founding Recordare, Michael worked for 20 years in the software usability engineering field at SAP, Xtensory, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He has sung tenor with many musical groups in the Silicon Valley and Boston areas, including the choruses for the Cabrillo Music Festival, San Jose Symphony, Boston Symphony, and Boston Pops. His trumpet playing with the MIT Symphony Orchestra can be heard on Vox CDs.