Recorded music database and market Discogs has employed Lloyd Starr as its new Chief Working Officer (COO).
Starr begins his at Discogs on Monday, Might 1, 2023.
Starr beforehand labored as President and COO of Beatport and most not too long ago as President and COO of Vinyl Me, Please, the favored subscription service for vinyl data.
As COO, Starr will oversee Discogs’ day-to-day operations, specializing in driving development “and innovation” based on a press launch.
He will even work carefully with Kevin Lewandowski, CEO of Discogs, and the remainder of the manager staff to set the strategic path for the way forward for Discogs.
Discogs claims to be “the world’s foremost database, market, and group for recorded music”.
With greater than 16 million releases and over 8 million artists, it additionally claims that its “user-built database” is probably the most intensive bodily music catalog on the planet. The Discogs Market at the moment has 70 million objects on the market.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Lloyd Starr to the Discogs staff as our new COO,” mentioned Kevin Lewandowski, CEO of Discogs.
“Lloyd’s intensive expertise within the music trade and his observe document of success in constructing and scaling firms make him a perfect addition to our management staff.
“We’re assured that his experience will assist us proceed to develop and innovate as we serve our group of music followers, document collectors, and sellers all over the world.”
Starr added: “I’ve lengthy admired the Discogs mission and it’s passionate group. I’m thrilled to affix such a gifted and inventive staff to assist understand our imaginative and prescient and proceed so as to add worth for vinyl and music lovers worldwide.”
“I’ve lengthy admired the Discogs mission and it’s passionate group”
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