(Hypebot) – SoundCloud has hired Artem Fishman as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President, Engineering. In this role, Fishman will be responsible for leading SoundCloud’s global engineering organization and will join the team in Berlin. He will report to Eric Wahlforss, SoundCloud co-founder.
Wahlforss will take on the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer (CPO) with a mandate to build products that make the experience better for both listeners and creators. He will also continue to oversee the Engineering and Design teams, in addition to taking on oversight of Data and Insights.
“SoundCloud is a truly unique platform in the music streaming space,” said Alex Ljung, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, SoundCloud. “We have ambitious goals to further innovate the user experience for our connected community of creators, curators and listeners, and as we enter into this next stage of growth, Eric and I felt it was important to bring in a senior leader to oversee Engineering, to allow Eric to have laser focus on leading and aligning the exciting product initiatives we have slated to launch later this year.”