Jonathan Abon has been named Vice President of Product, Distribution Services, at Swiss music fintech company Utopia Music.
Jordan Gremli has also been hired as VP of Product, Service for Creators.
Utopia says Abon and Gremli are product leaders with extensive experience in music and technology.
Both will report to Nicholas Goubert, Product Manager.
Abon has over two decades of experience in technology-driven products and joined HERE Technologies, a placement platform company, where he was VP of Product, Platform Organization.
At HERE Technologies, Abon helped build a platform focused on global location, combining development and market environments used by customers in the automotive, transportation and logistics, supply chain markets infrastructure planning and application.
Gremli, from Berlin, will lead the product organization for Utopia’s Creator Services Business Unit.
He joined from the ticketing platform DICE where he is Vice President, Artist Development, responsible for creating and managing all artist-centric programs and productions on the DICE platform, including live streaming and merchandise.
Before DICE, Gremli spent almost eight years at Spotifywhere he helped launch and manage ‘Fans First’, a program that helps artists grow their fan bases.
Gremli also played a role in the launch of the first version of Spotify for artists.
He also served as Head of Artistic Programming & Content at Sofar Sounds and Program Director at SiriusXM Radio.
“Utopia’s uniqueness stems from its Music and Technology DNA and our ability to deliver innovative solutions at scale.”
Nicholas Goubert, Utopia
Nicholas Goubert, Product Manager of Utopia, said: “Utopia’s uniqueness is rooted in our Music and Technology DNA and our ability to deliver innovative solutions at scale.
“Jonathan and Jordan have extensive experience in their respective fields, and their blended experience will enhance our ability to deliver cutting-edge products to our customers and further cement Utopia’s position. is the Number One Growth Partner for the entire Music Industry.”
“Music and technology have always played an important role in my life.”
Jonathan Abon, added: “Music and technology have always played an important role in my life.
“My career led me to engineering and product management, where I developed skills to scale products and businesses. The opportunity to join Utopia completely aligns with my past experience and, importantly, brings me back to Music.”
“Artists and their teams deserve access to clear, actionable data.”
Jordan Gremli, said: “Artists and their teams deserve access to clear, actionable data and easy-to-use tools and services that can help grow fan bases and their careers.
“I can’t wait to work with the super team at Utopia to create the best products that give them that.”
Utopia started in 2022 with a series of corporate acquisitions.
In JanuaryThe company has expanded into physical and digital music distribution by acquiring UK-based distributor Right Music Group.
The company also recently named Christine Pepe as its Vice President, Business and Legal.Worldwide music business
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