SoundCloud appointed Drew Wilson as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2021.
Wilson will take on the role of SoundCloud CEO and Finance overseeing all operations and finances, including workplace and human functions.
He will report directly to Michael Weissman, CEO of SoundCloud and help SoundCloud ensure it’s set up for long-term success.
Wilson joined SoundCloud from First Look Media, where he served as CEO and CFO overseeing corporate communications, sales and distribution operations, human resources, product and engineering, finance, strategic planning and business development.
He has also previously held CFO roles at AwesomenessTV in Los Angeles, RLJ Entertainment / AcornTV and Division CFO and Worldwide Operations Controller at Discovery Communications.
Wilson is a member of the boards of two non-profit organizations that support diverse education and voice enhancement in media, including Independent Film Project / Gotham (IFP) and Leather Women. color (WOCU).
“He is an entertainment industry leader with an extremely strong business, operational and financial background, driving media organizations in times of transformative change.”
Michael Weissman said: “I am very pleased to have Drew join SoundCloud. He is an entertainment industry leader with an extremely strong business, operational and financial background, driving media organizations in times of change.
“His unique perspective on building a business around emerging creative talent coupled with operational and financial skills makes him the ideal match for us as we continue. develops and expands the business into a next-generation music entertainment company.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join SoundCloud and work with Mike Weissman to broaden the company’s strategic vision and performance.”
Drew Wilson added: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to join SoundCloud and work with Mike Weissman on broadening the company’s strategic vision and performance.
“SoundCloud is well suited to develop and serve its community of young artists and listeners while taking advantage of new opportunities and changes in the marketplace.
“SoundCloud is a dynamic company with brilliant, intelligent creators. I look forward to learning more about the company’s operations to help optimize performance and identify business expansion opportunities.Worldwide music business