Chris Hegstrom



Chris started his audio career doing live sound for Blue Man Group while studying Music Synthesis at Berklee College of Music. He got into the games industry by way of web audio & shipped console titles like Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Star Wars Ep. 3, Burnout Paradise & God of War 3.

In 2010 he joined Microsoft to direct audio for Kinect & then moved onto HoloLens soon after. Chris spent 3 years working on all aspects of HoloLens audio design & direction from individual experiences to sonic continuity to General audio UX.

Chris left Microsoft in 2015 & is now the owner & creative director of Symmetry Audio, and co-founder of