Head of Original Content Licensing, Spotify AB

Pat Shah is the Head of Original Content Licensing for Spotify AB, the world’s leading digital music service headquartered in Stockholm and operating in over 50 countries worldwide. Today, Spotify serves over 100 million consumers every month across the globe with a catalog of over 30MM songs and a rapidly expanding video offering.    

Prior to joining Spotify, Pat led global licensing teams at both Universal Music Group and EMI Music, where he served as Vice President of Global Digital Business.  In that role, Pat led industry transforming licensing transactions with Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Tidal, among others.  

Pat began in his career on Wall Street at Salomon Smith Barney in New York City and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.



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