Sony Music is seeking a Director of New Technology Initiatives in Beverly Hills, CA.
The Director, New Technology Initiatives will play a key role within the Sony Music Entertainment Global Digital Business (GDB) and the external tech community by interfacing with developers, entrepreneurs, industry organizations and investors to create partnerships and help enable innovative digital music products and initiatives to come to market. Working closely with key stakeholders across Sony Music, the position will identify needs across the organization and then pair up external technologies and partnerships to launch initiatives to fulfill those needs. Additionally the position will focus on reviewing technical requirements of existing partners, participate in standards bodies such as High-Res Audio and Connected Media Experience (CME) and future groups and organizations designed to advance new technologies across the music industry. Additionally, the role will maintain a strong presence at industry events, hackathons and developer community programs to be the primary resource that bridges third party developers with all divisions inside of Sony Music. The role will be both inward and outward facing as a respected thought leader that stays ahead of the curve as it relates to new technology trends. Where applicable, the role will also lead project management of new tools and platforms that may be built internally to increase efficiency. This is a global role covering all platforms, with an initial focus on smart phone platforms.
To learn more, or to apply online, visit the Sony Music posting here.