Secret Study Projects


Rob Calder

Founder & Director


Rob has been an active part of Canada’s creative industries for over 20 years. He is known for building impactful events and growing audiences and community. His strengths lie in his years of experience, his ability to connect people, and his passion for music & culture. In 2010, Rob formed Secret Study to connect brands with musicians and artists in order to create meaningful & memorable cultural engagements. Secret Study has since become a go-to full service agency with clients around the globe.

Rob also serves on the board of Music Heals in support of music therapy initiatives, is on the Vancouver Music Cities Steering Committee focussed on sustaining and growing a healthy music ecosystem, and consults for the Vancouver Adapted Music Society who help level the playing field for artists with disabilities.

Mirko Vogel

Director of Design, Media & Technology


Mirko Vogel is an experienced and internationally recognized composer, sound designer, engineer and programmer. Mirko’s projects have taken him to over 60 countries with a broad spectrum of collaborations from indie rock bands to Grammy-winning artists, filmmakers, TV producers and video game publishers. He has worked on countless sound design and composition projects for HBO, BBC, iTV, MTV, AMC Networkd, CBS, Viacom Networks, and Nintendo.

Mirko’s work and experience in building and designing devices and adaptive software in the electronic and performing arts is now being focused on the development of the EE technology which aims to close the gap between human and computer.

Mirko recently moved to Vancouver from London with his family and has now set up the first development lab for EE Technology. His passion around technology, sound & music is rivalled only by his long love of Ramen.


230c, 196 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Y1E9