Pablo Gutierrez-Parera was born in Córdoba, Spain in 1982. He received a telecommunications engineer degree in 2008 from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. In 2010 and 2013 he obtained a M.S. degree in digital postproduction and a European graduate in telecommunication systems, sound and image engineering, both from the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia. Currently, he is a PhD grant holder from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under the FPI program and is pursuing his PhD degree in telecommunications at the Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) working in the field of spatial audio, both with speakers and binaural headphone listening.