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Willard Ahdritz

Founder & CEO

Willard Ahdritz founded Kobalt in 2001, focused on developing technology that provides artists, songwriters and copyright owners with the most transparent and accurate service globally. Kobalt is now the largest independent music services company providing global licensing management, works and rights distribution, royalty collection and processing, online data and royalty statements, creative services, synch and brand partnerships, record release management, neighboring rights collection and digital marketing.

Prior to founding Kobalt, Willard worked at LEK Partnership in London and founded Telegram Records & Publishing in Stockholm.

He holds degrees from NYU’s Stern School of Business and the Stockholm School of Economics. 

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, April 19

2:45pm EDT