Nearly 30 years of leadership experience in Media, Music & Tech. Currently: Chief Commercial Officer for Syng, a start-up company dedicated to transforming the human relationship with sound. Founded by ex-Apple lead industrial designer Chris Stringer, Syng is an audio company building sound for the future. Previously: - Founder & CEO of Vevo (joint venture between Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and YouTube). Vevo is the world's leading music video network delivering 26B views per month. - Chief Content Officer for Magic Leap, a leading Augmented Reality Metaverse company, building developer and creator ecosystems & infrastructure. - Executive Vice President for Universal Music Group, overseeing strategy, licensing, partnerships and new business development for the worlds largest music company. - Vice President for Sony Pictures Entertainment & Sony Music Entertainment, building new businesses across mobile & online platforms. I have direct first-hand experience building & managing global teams of hundreds of people, along with P&L oversight from $50M - $400M. I can help you with insights and advice on how to build a successful global team & company. My expertise is in leveraging licensed or user-generated content, 3rd party IP and rights-based content catalogues (music, film, tv, games) to build scaled businesses and products, and navigating all of the thorny rights issues therein. I can advise on: - media, music and full-spectrum of the entertainment industry - augmented & virtual reality, spatial computing, XR & metaverse - partnerships & business development - creator & developer ecosystem growth - scaling and growing operations - sourcing exceptional talent and advisors - working & partnering with larger corporations as a start-up - raising capital - insights into the future of music, media and web3 I love helping those who feel compelled to put their fingerprints on the world. I can’t wait to be connected and help you along on your journey! Passionately supporting global creators, artists and developers on their journey is my life focus and mission.
15 minute session