Ethan Kaplan, the popular SVP of Emerging Technology for Warner Music Group has left the company. Kaplan has not announced where he'll land, but he will continue running the R.E.M. fan site Murmurs.com. While praising his team, Kaplan was also not without criticism:
Despite his departure, WMG has a deep bench in digital and online. Most notably, Warner Brothers Records SVP of New Media Jeremy Welt impressed many at MIDEM last week both onstage and in interactions with representatives of leading music tech companies.