Music business veteran Chris Maltese has joined music know-how platform Vydia as a Director of Label & Artist Relations.
As a part of this new function, Maltese will handle a Label & Artist Relations group, situated on each coasts, whereas helping in consumer acquisition and onboarding.
He may even work with the gross sales assist group to carry out due diligence and work cross-functionally with authorized and finance to construction content material funding offers.
“I’m past excited to hitch the fast-rising group at Vydia to proceed to attach with and serve impartial labels and artists at a excessive stage.”
Chris Maltese, Vydia
Discussing the brand new function, Maltese stated: “I’m past excited to hitch the fast-rising group at Vydia to proceed to attach with and serve impartial labels and artists at a excessive stage. The distinctive strategy Vydia takes in including worth to their shoppers in a crowded sector, together with their trendy options for the creator group, places the corporate in a primary place to succeed. I’m grateful to Roy (CEO/Co-Founder), Mark (SVP Label & Artist Relations), and the remainder of the group for permitting me to actively contribute to their mission.”
Earlier than becoming a member of the group at Vydia, Maltese held the place of Head of Artist Companies, US at Consider, the Paris-based guardian firm of TuneCore, the place he launched the PIVTL Initiatives imprint and signed artists Charlotte Sands, Marc E. Bassy, Afro B, and extra.
Previous to his tenure there, he was an Artist Administration companion at Major Wave, whereas concurrently appearing as GM of the in-house report label, Cure8. Moreover, Maltese spent practically a decade as a Senior Author / Producer at MTV earlier than forming his personal administration company, Maltese Administration, taking singer-songwriter Secondhand Serenade to multi-platinum success.
Vydia is a music companies and distribution platform that works with impartial labels and artists.
Vydia has since December 2021 been a most popular monetization companion of Audiomack, the rising music streaming platform which not too long ago recorded 20 million month-to-month customers, practically a decade after its founding in 2012.
In March 2021, Vydia introduced it had partnered with Royalty Change to make the most of their on-line market to fund advances for the impartial artists and labels who use Vydia.Music Enterprise Worldwide