Richard Westover

Music Data Consultant



I’ve worked in the music industry for over 20 years. Started at Arista Records in the late 90’s. Joined Universal Music Group/Island Def Jam in 2000. Specialized in strategic research and data analysis for active artists, along with finding unsigned talent. Transitioned into the tech world at Shazam, where I was the Head of Music Data Services for 2 1/2 years. Currently working at SoundCloud evaluating revenue potential utilizing their data, along with advising in the creation of data products.