Executive Leadership

Who We Are and What We Do

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Paul Woolnough

Founder & CEO

30+ years of executive management and disruptor business development experience in music, entertainment and media. Paul operated and developed Penske Media Corporation (PMC) from the ground up with its founder Jay Penske, building an unrivalled portfolio and making it one of the world’s largest digital media companies

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Andre Recke

Vice President & Head of Operations

30+ years of experience: publishing, merchandising, sponsorships, managing artists, and touring; worked with Backstreet Boys, N’SYNC, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Garbage, David Bowie, and more. Managed and developed Hilary Duff into a multi-platinum recording and global touring artist.

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Tom "Grover" Biery

President, EX1 Records & Label Services

One of the most experienced and successful music marketing executives in the industry; ran Warner Music and was Head of Music at BMG. Considered a true industry legend responsible for some of the biggest names in music

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Shane Wepprich

Head of Marketing

An authority in music marketing, branding, and creative strategy with experience across all genres including Bastille, Dolly Parton, Natasha Bedingfield, Halsey, Pat Benatar, Dorothy, and many more, Shane brings a decade of expertise with major and indie labels, and was General Manager for We Are Hear; founded by multi-platinum producers Linda Perry & Kerry Brown.


Philip Slavin

Chief Financial Officer

Former CFO of Unibail Rodamco Westfield (France & Dutch listed public company), and owner of Westfield Shopping Malls, the largest public real estate company in Europe, with $72bn in assets and revenues over $3.3bn. Prior was Director, Audit for Deloitte

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Andy Taylor

Senior Advisor to CEO & Board Member

Andy is a music industry legend.  He co-founded the Sanctuary Group in 1976 which grew to become the world’s largest independent multi-service music group, as well as one of the largest music management companies in the world that went public.  Andy is also a shareholder or Raw Power Management and continues to co-manage Iron Maiden with Rod Smallwood.

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Andy Gould

Artist Management and Advisor

Andy started his career as a “tea boy” at George Martin’s (The Beatles) Air Studios, becoming a legendary artist manager, overseeing the careers of some of the biggest names in rock, including Linkin Park, Guns N Roses, Rob Zombie and many more

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Sanjeev Lamba

Head of South East Asia

Sanjeev oversees South Asian business development and strategic partnerships. Most recently Sanjeev served as the CEO of Reliance Entertainment for six years, and prior to that was instrumental in Disney’s consumer division in Asia and gaming division globally.


Glen Firstenberg

Head of DSP Strategy

Glen has a 20 year career of experience working in all facets of the music business and has been instrumental in creating and executing retail business and marketing plans for artists including: Eminem, Lady Gaga, U2 and Black Eyed Peas

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Tony Newton

Head of Production

Tony is a highly experienced live and studio engineer and producer and has worked with some of the largest names in the business.  He has produced multi-platinum albums and captured concerts for some of the world’s most prominent live acts

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Richard Hilleman

Advisor and Board Member

Richard is an American computer game and video game producer best known for his work creating the original Madden Football game. Hilleman was Executive Producer for other EA Sports titles including NHL Hockey, NHLPA Hockey, PGA Tour Golf and Tiger Woods Golf and serves on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences


Kevin Conroy

Advisor and Board Member

Kevin is an award-winning media and technology innovator, with an extensive background in content, media, technology, and data. As well as being the Head of AOL Music, he has held a range of roles for major media and entertainment corporations including CBS, Fox, Bertelsmann, AOL, Univision, and MGM, managing P&L’s in excess of a billion dollars

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Peter Franks

Advisor and Board Member

Peter is a finance and operations executive. Peter was the National Executive Director of Screen Actors Guild. Peter also served as Chief Financial Officer at Gramercy Pictures, as Vice President of Finance and Administration at Twentieth Century Fox, and as Director of Corporate Advisory at Fox Inc

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Arturo Duran

Advisor and Board Member

Arturo has served as a mentor and guru for companies in multicultural and Hispanic markets. He is considered an expert in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. Previous roles include VP, AOL Media Networks, Director of Business Development, Polaroid Corporation, VP Business Development at Polaroid China, CMO Polaroid Mexico, and Vice-President for Unisys Corp.