Audiam is a proud member of The SOCAN Group
President/GM/Co-founder, spinART Records
On January 26th, 2006, Jeff Price launched TuneCore. Its mission: to change the music industry and provide ALL artists access to distribute their music into the world’s largest digital music stores while keeping their rights and get 100% of the money when their music sold.
Over the next six years, Jeff built TuneCore into the world’s largest music distribution and publishing administration entity. Its’ customers, the artist, sold over 700,000,000 units of music within three years generating over $500,000,000 in Gross music sales. As of July, 2012, TuneCore represented over 5% of all digital music sales revenue in the United States making it 75% the size of EMI and 35% the size of Universal Music.
Jeff is also co-founder and was GM / President of the New York based independent record label spinART records (Pixies, Echo & The Bunnymen, Apples In Stereo, Richard Thompson etc) for seventeen years.
He got into the digital music space in 1998 when he worked with EMusic serving first as a consultant, next as interim VP of Content Acquisition and finally as the Senior Director of Music/Business Development.
In 2012, he left TuneCore and consulted for the Canadian performing rights organization SOCAN.
With the launch of Audiam, Jeff is continuing his mission in life of making sure artists, songwriters and labels get paid everything they are owed for the use of their music.
David C. Willen is Audiam's Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he leads all software development, systems engineering, and design for Audiam technologies.
A rockstar engineer, David has provided technology leadership for both start-ups and large enterprises. In addition to CTO at TuneCore, he has served as the Chief Web Architect at Avon Products, and as the CTO of TheStreet.com and Barnes & Noble.com
David is a recognized expert in the design and development of software, hardware, and high-volume distributed systems in both traditional and cloud environments. In addition to leading technology teams he enjoys studying and teaching engineering disciplines, and is the author of several books on microprocessor-based systems design and programming. David has both BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic University.
Tom has for the past 20 years advised a variety of companies, in both the traditional and New Media worlds, on financial and strategic matters. Tom has also served as a Special Venture Partner with Flatiron Partners, a leading Internet-focused venture capital fund and a predecessor to Union Square Ventures.
Original Investors and owners of Audiam:
Jason Mraz (Grammy award winning multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter)
Jimmy Buffett (multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter, entrepreneur, writer and songwriter)
Bill Silva (manager, concert promoter, music publisher)
GSO Business Group (top business L.A.-based management firm specializing in music, film/television and sports Industries)
Jonathan Siegel (software engineer and leading advisor to mobile and cloud companies)
David Willen (author and recognized leader in cloud architecture, CTO Barnes&Noble.com, CTO TheStreet.com, software architect Dun & Bradstreet)
Scott Schreer (multiple BMI-award winning composer, CEO global digital music fingerprinting company TuneSat, NFL on Fox Composer/Producer)
Marc Geiger (Head of William Morris Endeavor's music division, Ex-Vice Chairman and President ARTISTdirect Inc.)
Chris Woods: (COO TuneSat, composer, musician, producer and engineer. He’s created music branding packages for numerous television networks)
Jeff Price (Co-Founder spinART Records, Founder and former CEO TuneCore)