John Ozbay is a designer, coder & composer, founder & CEO of Cryptee.
Ozbay is an award winning creator who attended the Oscars in 2016 with his works; and musician / sound engineer with works that aired in festivals globally.
A graduate of carnegie mellon university, with master's in music & technology (computer science, electrical & computer engineering and music), he is a multiple midas gold awards winner, shorty awards finalist engineer/creative who excels in designing unique experiences and artifacts; using design, code, music, electronics and robotics as a medium of art and expression.
Ozbay is a contemporary / modern classical composer with multiple published albums, and a world-wide audience. Heavily inspired and driven by minimal music, carrying rare scandinavian melodies, Ozbay's music takes the listener through a mantric, atmospheric journey.
John's music explores the boundaries of a classical genre at the intersection of art, science and technology. Minimalist piano melodies combined with glitches, digital artifacts, strings, orchestral percussions, and atmospheric sustaining harmonics; John’s futuristic music can be categorized as an imaginary, fictional film score.
He's the founder and CEO of Cryptee, a privacy focused, encrypted and secure storage service for personal photos, documents, files and notes.
previously he worked & consulted for TBWA NY, McCann NY and Wieden+Kennedy NY. With clients like Microsoft, Mastercard, Accenture, Heineken, Coca-Cola, USPS, Delta Airlines, MGM Hotels and more.
He was a founder of McCann's Creative Technology Lab, where he has ideated, concepted, prototyped and created interactive, experiential, digital, outdoor, TV and online projects, ranging from interactive installations to experiential brand presences in NYC pride parade to interactive parks in Las Vegas.
A fanatic participant of hackathons, he has attended Facebook creative hackathon in Menlo Park, California, Google Home / actions hackathon in Google HQ, NYC. Also organized and held engineering hackathons for Microsoft Cloud, preventation of excessive alcohol use, fight against the zika virus with support from the global McCann health network.