Martyn Ware was born 1956 in Sheffield. Formed the Human League in 1978. Formed multimillion selling act Heaven 17 and British Electric Foundation in 1980. As record producer and artist has featured on recordings totalling over 50 million sales worldwide during a 35 year career to date. He continues to tour and perform with BEF and Heaven 17 internationally.

Martyn founded Illustrious Co. Ltd. with Vince Clarke in 2001 to exploit the creative and commercial possibilities of their uniquely co-developed 3DAudioScape immersive sound technology in collaboration with fine artists, the performing arts and corporate clients around the world. He also lectures extensively around the world as an expert in the fields of creativity and media and arts technology. He is also founder of the world leading sound branding company SonicID.

Martyn is a Visiting Professor at Queen Mary University of London, a member of BAFTA, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, and a founder of 5D – the Future of Immersive Design. He has also just received an Honorary Doctorate in Science from University Of London.