Amplifying AI↝Audio

Okio's mission is to transform the experience of sound. To achieve this, we build on the latest AI breakthroughs to offer state-of-the-art, production-ready audio solutions that amplify efficiency and creativity.

Samim Winiger, CEO
Samim has been a pioneer in the field of Generative AI for over a decade. Most recently, he was a product designer at Hugging Face, having previously spent four years at Google AI focusing on the development and design of Generative AI products. In 2016, he co-founded CreativeAI, one of the earliest VC backed startups developing AI tools for creative industries. Back in 2011, Samim co-founded 2Beats, a company that developed procedural generation tools for the game industry. He has been a musician most of his life and has produced global top20 hits.
Felix Lorenz, CTO
Felix is a computer whizkid with over a decade of expertise in the design and operation of machine learning systems. Most recently, Felix worked on large-scale analytics platforms at Mercedes Benz and previously developed systems for critical infrastructure monitoring at Technische Universität Berlin. Before that, he was a researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute where he focused on verification methods for self-driving cars and collaborating transport robots. He has been a proficient dancer for most of his life and holds a European championship title.
Aaron Abebe, ML-Lead
Aaron Abebe is an expert in Machine Learning with an MSc from TU Vienna and EURECOM Sophia Antipolis, and a seasoned builder in the AI audio technology space. As the co-founder and CTO of the successful AI prop-tech Zackplan, and a research engineer at, he led the realization of a range of ML and tech innovations. A skilled multi-instrumentalist and seasoned musician, Aaron strives to combine his artistic flair with technical expertise. His vision is to harmonize the co-existence of AI, producers, and musicians instead of "solving" music.

While we don't have any open positions at the moment, we're always on the lookout for exceptional talent. If you believe you'd be a great fit for our team, we'd love to hear from you! Send us your resume and a brief note about why you're interested in working with us.