Andrew Fisher, Executive ChairmanAndrew Fisher joined Shazam from InfoSpace Inc where he was European Managing Director. At InfoSpace Andrew led the company's significant European growth focusing on music and entertainment services for mobile operators and portal solutions for many leading online service providers. Over the past 14 years, Andrew has led the successful growth of a number of technology focused enterprises. He founded and was Managing Director of TDLI.com which was acquired by InfoSpace Inc with an enterprise value of $400m and was General Manager of Thomson Directories Business Ventures.
Rich Riley, Chief Executive OfficerRich Riley joined Shazam with more than 17 years experience as an entrepreneur and leading Internet executive. Most recently, Rich was EVP Americas for Yahoo! where he was responsible for billions of dollars of revenue and managed a team of thousands, overseeing sales, account management, ad operations, B2B marketing, research and business development across the US, Canada and LatAm. Prior to that, Rich held a variety of roles including MD & SVP of the EMEA Region, SVP of the Small & Medium Business Division as well as corporate and business development roles.
Daniel Danker, Chief Product OfficerDaniel Danker is responsible for Shazam's product strategy and direction, including expanding the role Shazam plays in music and growing new businesses like Shazam for television. Daniel joined Shazam from the BBC, where he was the General Manager of BBC iPlayer and was responsible for making it ubiquitous. Daniel also launched iPlayer Radio to reinvent the BBC's online radio and music experience, created a seamless journey from broadcast to connected television through the Connected Red Button, and delivered the media experience for the London 2012 Olympics.
Keith Lovell, Chief Financial OfficerKeith Lovell brings over 15 years' experience gained from commercial, financial and management positions in a range of blue-chip, entrepreneurial and start-up organisations. Prior to Shazam at Extreme Mobile, Keith played an integral role in formulating commercial and financial plans for an MNVO venture with Vodafone. Previously, he was also responsible for all major network operator and supplier relationships at DX Communications Ltd and played a key role in negotiating the sale of the UK retail business to BT Cellnet, now 02.
Jason Titus, Chief Technology OfficerJason Titus has extensive experience in engineering, product management and design in rapid-growth start-up organisations. Prior to Shazam, Jason was Vice President Communications (Mail, Messenger, PIM) at Yahoo!, where he held a number of key roles, eventually leading the entire design, product management/marketing and engineering for Yahoo's flagship communications products portfolio with over 300 million users. He managed a team of 550 people across the US, India, and China and led mobile development teams across a variety of platforms. Jason also co-founded and sold iAtlas to Alta Vista. At Shazam, he is responsible for Shazam's technology-driven operations and infrastructure.
Avery Wang, Founder and Chief ScientistAvery Wang has over 20 years of industry experience designing high-performance multimedia signal processing systems for the consumer market and is the principal inventor of Shazam's recognition algorithms and other key technologies. Avery holds graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Stanford University, with a PhD at CCRMA on Auditory Source Separation. He also studied Computational Neurosciences on a Fulbright scholarship to Germany. At Shazam his responsibilities include innovation and intellectual property.
David Jones, Executive Vice President MarketingDavid Jones has over 20 years experience in marketing, business development, and product and business strategy. Prior to joining Shazam, David held Vice President of Global Marketing and Global Product roles at Friendster. Previously, David was also the director of eBay's media and entertainment businesses in North America and also held several marketing and general management roles at eBay Inc, including roles focused on scaling the number of active members of the eBay community. At Shazam, he is responsible for consumer marketing, user growth and business intelligence.
Bridget Kerle, General CounselBridget Kerle has more than 30 years experience working with companies in the software, microprocessor and telecoms industries. Prior to joining Shazam, Bridget was CFO and General Counsel of Texperts, the text messaging company, which was sold to kgb in 2008. Previously, Bridget was CFO and General Counsel of Plastic Logic and has held several roles with innovative growth and start up companies. At Shazam, she serves as Company Secretary and heads our legal team.