Marcos Alonso is a software developer whose work is born out of his passion for music and computers and how to use new technologies for music performance.
During his research work at the Music Technology Group of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra he co-created the Reactable, where he was mainly responsible for the graphics and interface design of the instrument. Since its presentation in 2005 the Reactable has been internationally acclaimed and received many worldwide awards. In 2009 he co-founded Reactable Systems to commercialize the instrument.
Since 2012 he is working as an independent developer and has released Samplr, a breakthrough iPad application focused on making music by manipulating audio waveforms. He was born in 1980 in Barcelona.