Webit Speaker, Vice President Music at Rdio
Oliver Barnes, Vice President, Music and Business Development for Rdio, a music streaming service from the team behind Skype, which is currently live in 60 countries.
Formerly Director, Digital Business within Universal Music Group's Global Digital Business team. Responsible for deal making on behalf of the worlds most valuable music catalog
During 2012, also led the formation of a new Universal Music company in Africa called The Kleek - Africa's first continent wide music streaming service
Previously, founder of the first interactive music format 'U-MYX' which signed global partnerships with Warner Music and EMI, won the UK's largest government R&D Grant in 2006, attracted international sponsorship deals from Burger King, Vodafone, Tic Tacs and more, was loved by hundreds of artists, millions of users and very nearly worked
14 year music career with a proven track record in deal making, creating new music formats and revenue models, raising capital, lobbying government and championing the value of recorded music