Benji Rogers

Benji Rogers

Biography

Benji Rogers is currently founder and Chief Strategy Officer of PledgeMusic, the global direct-to-fan company he co-founded in 2008. Recognized as one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Music by Fast Company, PledgeMusic is now the leading international direct-to-fan destination offering artists a unique way to engage their fans in the music making process resulting in chart topping albums worldwide.

An independent musician from London and New York, he was the recipient of the A&R Worldwide “Digital Executive of the Year” award in 2014, and in 2013 he was included in the Billboard 40 Under 40 Power Players list.

Rogers co-founded Radiary Creations in 2014 and now serves as an investor and advisor to a multitude of companies, including Dubset Media, Sound Diplomacy, Cords for Music, First Artist Bank, and NoiseTrade. He is an instructor at Berklee College of Music, teaching the Music Business Trends and Strategies course for Berklee Online. Recent engagements include keynote addresses and panels at SXSW, Midem, European Culture Forum, SF MusicTech Summit, Canadian Music Week, MMF, BPI, Music Matters, GRAMMY Camp, and many more.
In 2015 Rogers accepted a position on the Board of Directors of the Future Of Music Coalition.