SoundExchange has named Linda Bloss-Baum as Sr. Director of Industry Relations. She will drive awareness and visibility for SoundExchange across multiple channels related to performance and music entertainment.
Bloss-Baum most recently served as an independent consultant with recording artists through her agency LBB Creative Strategies. SoundExchange was a client of LBB Creative Strategies.
“We are pleased Linda Bloss-Baum will be joining the Industry Relations department at SoundExchange,” said SoundExchange VP of Industry Relations Barry LeVine. “Her solid reputation and strong industry connections, in particular her work with the Nashville community where, as a consultant to SoundExchange, she established the well-regarded SoundExchange Influencers Series at the Bluebird Cafe, make her a tremendous asset – particularly as we develop new programs for the community we serve.”
Prior to her work with LBB Creative Strategies, Bloss-Baum ran the Warner Music Group office in Washington, D.C. for six years. She also served as VP, Public Policy/Government Relations at Universal Music Group/NBC Universal and Time Warner, Inc. She graduated from Catholic University Law School and is an adjunct professor at the KOGOD School of Business at American University, where she teaches a class on “Protecting the Creative Class in the Digital Age.” She is a member of the Leadership Music Class of 2009 in Nashville.
“I am honored to be part of the SoundExchange family. There is no stronger foundation to continue my work for recording artists and rights holders than SoundExchange,” said Bloss-Baum.
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