Entertainment One has named Bill Wilson as Senior Vice President of Digital Operations and Innovation, Music. He will oversee all aspects of digital strategy across the company’s music business, including label service, talent management, music publishing and live entertainment.
“We are excited to have Bill on the team," said Sean Stevenson, eOne’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Music. "He is a leader in the digital space, his knowledge of metadata and all things digital ingestion and delivery is unmatched. This move will allow us to take our whole operation to the next level.”
“Independent music and technology have both been part of my personal and professional DNA since I was a teenager," adds Wilson. "I’m thrilled to be joining eOne and putting that passion and experience to work for our artists and distributed labels.”
Most recently. Wilson co-founded indie.ninja, a platform that connects labels, managers, and artists to creative freelancers.
In 2009, he joined NARM (now the Music Business Association (“Music Biz”) as Vice President, Digital Strategy and Business Development. From 1989 to 2007, Wilson co-founded and operated Blackout! Records and worked at Relativity Records, Caroline Distribution, and Earache Records, ultimately serving as an A&R Consultant for MCA Records in the mid-1990s.