Gary Garritan is a co-founder of Iris Dynamics. He is admitted to practice law in New York (ret.), the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics, is a Member of the Appraisal Institute (ret.), served on its International Relations Committee, and was past president of the Vancouver Chapter. He is known in the music industry for his pioneering work in software musical instruments. His company was purchased by MakeMusic Inc. of which he serves as Director of Garritan Products.