Ilkka Väisänen is a Finnish sound designer, a musician and educator. His career with audio started at the age of four, when he saw the bright blinking lights of the neighbroring recording studio. A bit later he studied music at the Riihimäki conservatory, Oulunkylä pop/jazz-school and has graduated from MI, Los Angeles as a professional drummer. As a sound designer for motion picture he did his masters at the University of Arts and Design, Helsinki. His creative works can be heard in countless tours, recordings, animations, documentaries, motion pictures as well as in television. Lately he has joined the audio teaching faculty of the Helsinki vocational college as a full time educator.