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Jeremy Erlich

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Since 2019, Jeremy Erlich has been the Global Head of Music at Spotify. He’s responsible for driving the company’s overall music strategy, which includes music editorial, partnerships, marketing, operations, and strengthening Spotify’s relationship within the artist and creative community. Under his leadership, Spotify has developed the best playlist ecosystem in music, allowing fans to discover and rediscover more music than ever. His team continually partners with artists and their teams for turnkey marketing partnerships, allowing artists to best tell their stories to their fans. The Music Team has also been at the forefront of key cultural music moments year after year including Spotify’s Best New Artist party during Grammy Week, brand activations at Coachella, SXSW, CMA Fest, countless artist campaigns, the launch of dozen of editorial programs including Frequency, Equal, Glow, and recently incorporating artists into Spotify’s multi-year partnership with FC Barcelona. He has been honoured on the Billboard Power 100 list multiple times.

Jeremy was born in Paris, France and spent his childhood between France and the United States. Jeremy graduated with a BA in Economics and International Relations from Northwestern University before moving to London for a career in investment banking. After living in Milan for 18 months, Jeremy received his MBA from London Business School.

Prior to his role at Spotify, he was the CFO and EVP of Business Development at Interscope Geffen A&M. At Interscope, he was responsible for driving the financial strategy of the company as well as deal-making. In 2018, he signed a partnership with YG Entertainment to bring K-Pop superstars Blackpink to the label. Staring in 2011, he also ran Corporate Development and Strategy for Universal Music, where he was responsible for global M&A, venture investments and strategic initiatives. Amongst other things he worked on the $1.7 billion acquisition of EMI Music, the divestment of Parlophone and the acquisition of Eagle Rock. Jeremy also ran UMG’s investment fund from 2014 to 2017.



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