MUSIC / GAMES / TV & VIDEO / RIGHTSTECH: SEPT 25-27, 2017

Alexander Kisch

EVP, Business Development & Affairs, Vevo

Alexander Kisch

EVP, Business Development & Affairs, Vevo

Biography

As Executive Vice President, Business Development & Business Affairs, Alex Kisch is responsible for defining and developing Vevo’s global business strategy, overseeing content acquisition, licensing, syndication and distribution efforts. Kisch also oversees Vevo’s day-to- day legal affairs. One of the company’s founding members, Kisch has helped to grow Vevo into the world’s leading all-premium music and entertainment video platform. Today Vevo boasts over 18 billion monthly global views. Vevo is distributed around the globe on its flagship website, on mobile apps on iOS and Android, on connected televisions via Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, PlayStation, Samsung, Dish, Sky Q, Now TV, FireTV and Android TV and through dozens of syndication relationships, including its partnership with YouTube.

Prior to Vevo, Kisch was Vice President of Music Strategy at MTV Networks, where he helped to develop and expand MTVN’s global music initiatives across linear television, TV-VOD and the company’s online and mobile platforms on a cross-brand basis, as well as playing a role in the establishment of the digital music subscription platform, Urge. He also held posts within Business & Legal Affairs at Sony BMG and BMG Music. Prior to that, Kisch represented numerous recording artists and independent record labels, as well as working as a recording artist/songwriter himself.

Kisch was named to Billboard magazine’s inaugural International Power Players list in January 2014. He holds a BA from Vassar College and a JD from Boston University School of Law.

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