Scott Miles is the CEO of Secret Chord Laboratories. He has been performing and composing music from an early age, growing up in Virginia Beach. After graduating with a triple major from Old Dominion University, Scott followed his passions for both music and science as he worked toward his PhD in neuroscience at Georgetown University. In his doctoral research, he investigated how patterns in music lead to a pleasurable response in the brain. Together with several long-time friends, he started a company to share these insights with others by creating software that assists in the composition of music.