Director of Creator Product & Content Operations @ SoundCloud
I'm a product leader with an extensive experience in digital media, strategy, operations and supply chain. I'm currently focused on building product for a core segment of SoundCloud's users while delivering on the complex needs of music rightsholders. In my time I've delivered both customer and back-end products and features as well as developed and implemented digital
I'm a product leader with an extensive experience in digital media, strategy, operations and supply chain. I'm currently focused on building product for a core segment of SoundCloud's users while delivering on the complex needs of music rightsholders. In my time I've delivered both customer and back-end products and features as well as developed and implemented digital supply chain operations and system strategies,. From operating as a startup within a major music label to working at an actual startup I've designing and delivered strategies, products and services to meet needs within rapidly developing global markets.
● Strategic planning & thinking: Forward thinking leader of product, organisational and business strategies who’s experienced and comfortable in dynamic, changing environments.
● Consumer and back-end product leadership: Structures, motivates, guides and measures effective product, design and engineering teams to deliver features quickly to meet rapidly changing company and commercial goals in a changing market through Agile development.
● Communication: A strong communicator comfortable from C-level down who interprets and clearly articulates a company’s vision and objectives to stakeholders and teams. Credible and effective at all levels.
● Global: leads globally distributed teams with respect for timezones and the associated challenges. Experienced with different cultural approaches, norms and communication subtleties.
● Intellectual Property & Copyright: Deep understanding of intellectual property law in media and music.
Director of Creators & Content Operations @ Leading a team of product managers and technical operations managers to build features and deliver services for all creators; individual musicians and podcasters to major record labels and publishers. From creators uploading their tracks, building their online identity and getting feedback on performance to rightsholders using our content identification system and bulk upload tools we are enabling creators to share their sounds with the world.
SoundCloud, launched in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, is the leading audio platform that gives users unprecedented access to the world’s largest community of music and audio creators. SoundCloud allows everyone to discover original music and audio, connect with each other and share their sounds with the world. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) BerlinDigital Supply Chain Consultant @ From June 2013 to September 2013 (4 months) London, United KingdomSenior Director, Product Management @ From January 2013 to June 2013 (6 months) London, United KingdomSenior Director, Digital Operations @ From September 2010 to January 2013 (2 years 5 months) LondonSenior Director, Digital Operations @ From April 2009 to September 2010 (1 year 6 months) Digital Operations Director @ From January 2007 to April 2009 (2 years 4 months) Digital Operations Manager @ From September 2003 to December 2006 (3 years 4 months)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Hons, Astrophysics, 1st @ University of Edinburgh From 1998 to 2002 Matt Fenby-Taylor is skilled in: Music, Supply Chain, Digital Media, Digital Strategy, Entertainment, Media & Entertainment, Product Management, Agile Methodologies, Change Management, Digital Distribution, New Media, Digital Supply Chain, Digital Marketing, B2B, Music Industry, Product Development, DDEX, iTunes Transporter, Account Management, Video, Management, Start-ups
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