Ankur Patel joins Venice Music as Chief Business Officer
Ankur Patel is Chief Business Officer at music and technology platform Venice Music.
In Venice, co-founded by Troy Carter and Suzy Ryoo, Patel will focus on driving the company’s sustained growth and scaling strategy as it aims to accelerate the development of a new model for the independent music ecosystem, says Venice.
Before joining Venice, Patel held senior positions at music technology company Splice, most recently as Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, where he oversaw M&A, commercial partnerships and internal strategy.
During his time there, Patel helped lead nine acquisitions and brought in-house creators, music catalogs and technologists to Splice’s subscription business and technology portfolio.
He also helped build strategic partnerships with companies like Adobe, TikTok, and Spotify’s own Soundtrap.
Patel joins a growing list of recently hired Venice executives.
In February, Beth Cherry joined the company as Head of Streaming UK.
Isobel Kelly also joined as Head of Alt/Pop Streaming US, while Jamal Jimoh was named Head of Hip Hop/R&B Streaming (US).
“I am delighted to join Venice at such an important time for ownership and independence in the arts.”
Ankur Patel, said: “I am delighted to join Venice at such an important time for ownership and independence in the arts.
“The most successful companies influence culture and create lasting economic returns for artists, and Troy and Suzy built this company with precisely that ethos.
“I am excited to be working with them to advance their vision and scale a company that can redefine the economics of the industry through artist ownership and community participation.”
“Ankur is a proven leader bringing business strategy and leadership to Venice.”
Troy Carter added, “Ankur is a proven leader bringing business strategy and leadership to Venice at a time when the music industry is rapidly evolving.
“His experience in redefining value for artists, scaling tech companies and finding the balance between music and technology makes him the perfect fit for what Venice stands for. ”
“People are the focus of our actions.”
Suzy Ryoo, said: “People are at the heart of everything we do and we couldn’t be more excited to bring Ankur on board as Venice begins an exciting new chapter.
“Ankur is a mission-driven leader with a track record of innovating in music through technology.
“Adding his leadership will help take Venice and its partners’ success to the next level.”music business worldwide
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