CueSongs has named Dave Williams CTO. Previously, William was Director of Content Operations at Nokia Music.
SoundHound has some additions to their advertising department. All of these hires previously worked at Pandora, and the current head of SoundHound’s ad sales team used to work at Pandora as well.
- Bryce Weitzel is now Director of Ad Solutions & Integrated Marketing. Weitzel was most recently at Yahoo! Entertainment. Prior to this, he helped launch new programs at Pandora.
- Gabrielle Mayer is now Director of Client Services.
- Mary Ellen McKenna is now Senior Account Executive. McKenna will head a new SoundHound office in Boston.
Canadian Music Week has hired Justin Kwan as Festival Manager. Kwan was most recently a talent buyer at INK Entertainment.
Music Canada Live has named Erin Benjamin Executive Director. Music Canada Live is a new trade organization representing Canada’s live music industry. Founding members include The Agency Group, Budweiser Gardens, CMW, Live Nation, NXNE, Ticketmaster, and others.
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