Kevin Schlei is a composer, performer, and software developer based in Milwaukee. He is a founding member of the Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra (MiLO), the TC-11 Orchestra (TORCH), and has exhibited installation works and multimedia throughout Milwaukee. In 2010 he founded Bit Shape Software to develop musical instruments for mobile devices that take advantage of their unique interface and sensor technologies. He continues his research into innovative instruments, having presented his work at NIME conferences in Sydney, New York, Ann Arbor, and Brisbane, as well as the ICMC in Athens and Utrecht. Schlei teaches computer music at the UWM Peck School of the Arts, where he is the Electro-Acoustic Music Center Technical Director.