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Ole Obermann

on November 29, 2016 - 11:18am

Ole Obermann is Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Business Development, at Warner Music Group. Ole oversees the company’s global business development strategy, with a focus on exploring new forms of commercial innovation and creating new digital revenue opportunities, while expanding WMG's streaming activities.

Ole joined WMG following a decade with Sony Music Entertainment. During his Sony tenure, he negotiated and implemented deals with Sony’s network of global digital partners. He was instrumental in Sony’s audio and video streaming strategy and oversaw the buildout of Sony’s digital analytics infrastructure. In addition, Ole spearheaded Sony’s early efforts in playlisting, including bringing playlist app FILTR to a global audience, and leading an initiative to engage with artists and managers to foster understanding, collaboration and commercial opportunity across the streaming ecosystem. Prior to joining Sony, Ole served as the Managing Director of Liquid Digital Media, a leading digital music infrastructure provider, and as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. He began his career as a product manager for BMG.

He holds a BA degree in International Relations from Colgate University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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