Fred Beteille, Product Manager at YouTube, has been elected Chairman of the Music Business Association (Music Biz) Board of Directors. He replaces outgoing Chairman Rachelle Friedman of J&R Music & Computer World, who retired from the Board after serving seven terms.
As a Product Manager at YouTube, Beteille helps spearhead music and rights management products and initiatives. Prior to joining the company, he was Senior Vice President of Operations and Technology at the Google-acquired RightsFlow, overseeing the company’s licensing and royalty administration functions and technologies. Earlier in his career, he held the positions of Senior Director of Strategic Technology and Director of Business Affairs at HFA, where he helped lead business development efforts and architect rights administration platforms. During his tenure, HFA developed and refined its technological trajectory, resulting in the company being recognized as one of Information Week’s Top 500 Relentless Innovators for 2009 and 2010.
Music Biz’s Board of Directors also includes:
Baker & Taylor
Super D/Alliance Entertainment
Warner Music Group
Sony Music Entertainment
Universal Music Group Distribution
INgrooves Music Group