(Hypebot) SoundCloud has promoted Michael Weissman to President. He will report to Chief Executive Officer, Kerry Trainor. Weissman previously served as SoundCloud Chief Operating Officer.
Weissman was has been a key player in SoundCloud’s strategic partnerships and acquisitions including its ad sales partnership with Pandora in the U.S., several exclusive international ad reseller partnerships with Global’s DAX and Targetspot, as well as, the recently announced acquisition of Repost Network.
Before joining SoundCloud, Weissman was Chief Operating Officer at Vimeo. Throughout his career, he held executive positions at IAC, Viacom and Universal Music Group.
“Mike is a proven leader whose strong business acumen and passion for the SoundCloud mission have been critical to helping us grow the world’s largest two-sided ecosystem of audio creators and passionate fans driving what’s next in music and audio,” said Kerry Trainor, Chief Executive Officer, SoundCloud. “Mike’s leadership will be invaluable as we accelerate into our next phase of growth, and continue to provide the most comprehensive tools for creators to build their careers first on SoundCloud. Congratulations to Mike on this well-deserved promotion.”
“I’m incredibly excited for what’s in front of us at SoundCloud,” saidMichael Weissman, President, SoundCloud. “Since joining SoundCloud nearly two years ago, we’ve grown the business across all key metrics, established several key partnerships and expanded globally. I look forward to continuing to drive the business and furthering our commitment to help creators and fans connect. Thank you to Kerry and the SoundCloud board for this great opportunity.”