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

Steve Savoca

Steve Savoca

Biography

Steve Savoca most recently served as Vice President, Content at Spotify where he was an early stage hire brought on board to oversee the global rights holder relations teams. In this role Steve managed Spotify’s day-to- day relationships with record labels, directs all music content across the service, and led artist marketing and promotional activities.

Steve has worked in the music industry for over 20 years with a focus on innovating in the digital space. Prior to his role at Spotify, Steve served as Global Head of Digital for Domino Recording Co where he was tasked with securing licenses for the label’s renowned catalogue with leaders and innovators in the digital market.

Steve has also held senior digital roles at the Warner Music imprint Sire Records, where he started the new media department, and at Zomba Label Group. While at Zomba, Steve developed digital and mobile marketing campaigns for Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, R. Kelly, Chris Brown and many others.

Steve has held seats on the Board of Directors of both Merlin Network and the Music Business Association. He also had the honor of making Billboard’s Digital Power Players List in 2015.

Steve is an accomplished musician in his own right and played drums for a London- based band in the 90s. His pursuit of rock stardom ended in ’93 following a tour with Radiohead, and a job opportunity from legendary A&R-man, Seymour Stein.