We provide insights and understanding into consumer behaviour online globally for the entertainment industry. We aggregate and analyse all music related information available on the web. From websites mentioning an artist or release, the social networks frequented by music fans, peer to peer networks used to trade music and anywhere music fans leave a comment, we aim to be there and to be tracking the activity.
We currently track and index data for 600,000 artists and over 10 million individual releases – all in real time. And it's growing. Our dashboards are used by thousands in the industry, including artists, managers, promoters, indie and major labels and broadcasters.
The Musicmetric team is made up of experts in data analysis, data warehousing and software engineering sitting alongside seasoned authorities in the music industry – all with a shared passion for music. We uniquely understand the difficulties faced in the music industry – the way it has evolved and will keep evolving – and we build the tools that labels, product managers, band managers, marketers, promoters, A&R folk all need in the 21st century to take advantage of the masses of information thrown out by the Internet.
Greg specialised in statistical data and trend analysis. He founded Musicmetric in 2007 with Matt and Marie-Alicia after noticing the lack of easily available data for the Music industry. He graduated in Physics at Imperial College London, specialising in computational physics. He enjoys live music and has been involved in organising live events throughout London.
Jeremy Silver is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor in digital media. He is our Executive Chairman and an advisor to the Technology Strategy Board and to the Bridgeman Art Library. He was CEO of Sibelius Software, previously, he was EVP of Uplister Inc. in San Francisco, global VP New Media for EMI Music Group in London and then in Los Angeles. Before that he worked at Virgin Records and at the BPI. He has a PhD in English Literature.
Daniel leads our North American operations, and brings a wealth of experience from over 20 years working in the music industry, including most recently position of General Manager at Maverick Records, plus key executive marketing and sales positions at Hollywood Records, Mercury Records, Atlantic Records and Island Records.
Jameel was a founding member at Inforsense Ltd, a leading data mining and analytics company. He received a Ph.D. in Data Analysis and Computing at Imperial College London. He is the CTO at Musicmetric and heads our team of engineers. He enjoys listening to music and playing the drums.
Mark's 30-year career in the music industry includes nine years working in data and analytics firm Nielsen as Senior Vice President / GM, where he led the sales and marketing around pioneering products like SoundScan and BDS. After Nielsen he joined analytics company Colligent as SVP Business Development. His record industry experience includes role of SVP at A&M Records and helped spearhead the careers of artists such as Sheryl Crow, Soundgarden and Sting.
Jurgen was most recently Commercial Director Europe, Asia and Latin America at Swedish technology firm CINT. His career also includes senior sales roles at Mintel International and Kantar Retail, along with a stint as a professional badminton player for the Dutch National Badminton Association, ranking at 27th in the world.
Marie-Alicia has previously worked with Octopus/PMI for Film & TV production management software company KAI-UK. She co-founded Musicmetric and brings experience from both the software and creative industries. Marie-Alicia writes, makes music, paints and loves acting, theatre and film and has been a promoter of her own gigs and club nights in London. She graduated from UCL with a BA in History of Art.
Liz has 10 years' experience working in the entertainment, music and media industries including stints at MediaEdge, McCann / NRM Worldwide and GGS Creative Services. She was most recently Director of Sales and Artist Relations at MusicMind Tracks. At Musicmetric Liz handles our East Coast sales and business development.
Elli's previous role was delivery manager for Betfair, the world's largest Internet betting exchange, managing a team of software engineers working on services for the Betfair platform. He has previously held senior software engineering and development manager positions at SeaChange International, Travelex and Inktomi. He has an MSc in Advanced Information Systems and a BSc in Computer Science from San Jose State University.
Matt leads the development of the core infrastructure at Musicmetric, particularly the data collection and management systems in the backend. He graduated in Internet Computing at Exeter University and co-founded Musicmetric with Greg and Marie-Alicia. In his spare time he enjoys programming impossibly complex software for ancient and obsolete 1980's hardware.
Trung leads the development of our natural language processing and machine learning systems. He has a first class BSc in Electronic Communication Systems and a MSc from Oxford University specialising in Computer Science and Machine Learning. In his spare time he is completing a Ph.D. in machine learning & sentiment analysis at The Open University. He has an obsession with cool web start-ups, 80's rock ballads and Vietnamese food.
Tom is our Systems Operations Manager and keeps the Musicmetric hardware infrastructure running smoothly. He has years of experience in the ISP world managing data-centre operations. He has a degree in Computer Science. He's also fluent in Japanese and spent 4 years living in Japan.
Izzy is in charge of data quality and coverage for the Musicmetric data warehouse. She manages our team of researchers and ensures all our systems are running smoothly and have full data coverage. She's an expert in cross stitching, cat videos and sitcoms (in addition to music and gigs).
Maria is one of our resident Java and Python experts. She previously worked in a startup specialising in document management based in Silicon Valley, Madrid and Malaga. She works with our Hadoop cluster to implement the data processing algorithms we develop into large scale production. She has an interest in computer games and computer generated music.
Mike works in our core infrastructure team, working on Hadoop. His previous roles include working as a Thermal-Fluids Engineer at Pratt & Whitney focusing on automatic analysis of thermal models. He has also worked as a Java Engineer at Openbet Technologies and Process Systems Enterprise. He is an active member of the London Java Community and is a regular home brewer.
Marc has a PhD in Biotechnology from Hamburg University of Technology, and has held research positions in computational modelling and predictive algorithms at the Max-Plank Unit for Structural Molecular Biology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection and Bristol University. His latest role was software engineer at Alchemy Social/Experian, running deep analytics on customer social profiles.
Matteo has a master's degree in Computational Physics focusing on operations research, optimization and data analysis techniques. He also holds a degree in Software Engineering. At his last role he worked on performance optimization at C24 Technologies. He is a one of Musicmetric's resident Hadoop experts.
Alex has a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and an MSc in Internet and Distributed Systems from Durham University. He worked previously at enterprise search and knowledge management company Autonomy, working in the pre-sales promote team on a diverse range of customer projects.
James has an MSc in Operational Research and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh. He focused on numerical algorithms, financial model building and mathematical programming. At his last role he worked as a retail credit risk analyst at Nationwide where he helped construct complex credit scoring algorithms.
Emyr has 15 years' experience in web development, including back in the early days of the internet as head of production for the first BBC News website. Other positions he has held include senior software engineer roles at The Financial Times, Channel 4, Gamesys, QED Software and Gambit research. He is also fluent in Welsh.
Jennifer has over 10 years' experience managing office operations and finance for small and medium businesses. At Musicmetric she handles finance and office management and support to our US operations, ensuring the smooth running of the company at every level.
Letitiah has held a number of positions in digital marketing, from the agency side, in online media and film and TV production. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of the Arts. Letitiah works on Musicmetric's digital marketing and social media activity, as well as external PR.