Roger Gold (music executive)

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Musical artist

Roger Gold is an American music industry executive and co-founder of 300 Entertainment.

Career

Gold's career started at Warner Music Group in 1996 until 2005, working as a senior transactional attorney and later as the senior vice president of the office of the chairman and CEO[1] and COO for worldwide recorded music. In this capacity, Gold had oversight over global digital and physical distribution, global licensing, select record labels including Warner Music Canada and the Independent Label Group, Global Business Affairs, and 360 strategy. During his time at Warner, Gold also established the Independent Label Group (ILG) to partner with independent labels such as Fueled By Ramen. He is also credited for creating a video advertising platform with MTV Networks.[2]

In 2012, Roger Gold, Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles, and Todd Moscowitz cofounded 300 Entertainment,[3] where he is currently employed. In 2013, Gold was hired by global digital rights agency Merlin Network to assist in strategic commercial and licensing activities in the United States for independent labels. During this time, Gold also led Merlin to a historic licensing deal with YouTube.[4] Gold is also the artist manager for Camila Cabello.[5]

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