Williams beforehand served as CD Child’s Chief Know-how Officer.
Williams joined CD Child in 2013 as Vice President of Know-how, and was later promoted to CTO in 2019.
He was “central” to the launch of music distribution service Soundrop, says the corporate, and in addition led the group behind CD Child’s reporting to its artist purchasers, who’ve now obtained funds for greater than 20 years.
Previous to his function at CD Child, Williams fronted know-how at EdTech firms Avant Evaluation and Studying.com.
Williams is a recipient of the 2019 Fast Development Award from 7CTOs, a company that promotes the expansion of tech leaders.
He’s additionally a member of the DDEX Board of Administrators since 2020, representing Downtown Music Holdings.
CD Child notes that it now distributes greater than 10 million tracks for 1.2 million artists globally.
“Scott has spearheaded the continued evolution of the corporate’s know-how platform that has made it a favourite of unbiased artists all around the world.”
Andrew Bergman, Downtown Music Holdings
Andrew Bergman, CEO of Downtown Music Holdings, mentioned: “Throughout his tenure at CD Child, Scott has spearheaded the continued evolution of the corporate’s know-how platform that has made it a favourite of unbiased artists all around the world.
“As President of CD Child and Soundrop, Scott will convey the identical ardour for innovation he’s dropped at tech to the corporate’s total operations as we proceed to increase our choices to artists.”
“I’m so lucky to have the ability to develop on the firm I like a lot.”
Scott Williams, added: “Main the expert and devoted know-how groups at CD Child and Soundrop for the final decade has been an awesome honor.
“We’ve been laser targeted on serving the greater than 1 million artists that depend on us to get their music out into the universe to be found and to generate revenue.
“I’m so lucky to have the ability to develop on the firm I like a lot to proceed my mission of serving to the unbiased artist group.”
Downtown Music Holdings acquired AVL Digital Group and its portfolio of companies, together with CD Child and Soundrop, in 2019.
On the time, trade sources estimated that the deal was within the neighborhood of $200 million.
CD Child has gone on to pay out greater than $1 billion to artists for the reason that firm was based in 1998, it was reported in December 2021.Music Enterprise Worldwide