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Scott Williams Named President of CD Baby and Soundrop

Downtown Music Holdings (Downtownâ„ ), the world’s leading music services provider, announced today the appointment of Scott Williams to the position of President of CD Baby and Soundrop. Mr. Williams previously served as Chief Technology Officer of CD Baby.

“During his tenure at CD Baby, Scott has spearheaded the ongoing evolution of the company’s technology platform that has made it a favorite of independent artists all over the world,” said Andrew Bergman, CEO of Downtown Music Holdings. “As President of CD Baby and Soundrop, Scott will bring the same passion for innovation he’s brought to tech to the company’s overall operations as we continue to expand our offerings to artists.”

Mr. Williams joined CD Baby in 2013 as Vice President of Technology and was promoted to CTO in 2019.  He was central to the launch of Soundrop, a low-cost music distribution service with transparent pricing, collaborator splits and no annual fees. He leads the team behind CD Baby’s best in class reporting to its artist clients, who have received consistent payments every week for more than two decades.  Prior to his role at CD Baby, Williams led technology at EdTech companies Avant Assessment and  Williams started his career as a Nintendo Game Counselor, a professional video game player tasked with providing advice on the game tip hotline.

“Leading the skilled and dedicated technology teams at CD Baby and Soundrop for the last decade has been a great honor. We’ve been laser focused on serving the more than 1 million artists that rely on us to get their music out into the universe to be discovered and to generate income,” said Mr. Williams. “I am so fortunate to be able to grow at the company I love so much to continue my mission of helping the independent artist community.”

Williams holds a BA in Economics from the University of Washington. He is a recipient of the 2019 Rapid Growth Award from 7CTOs, an organization devoted to the growth of tech leaders, and is a member of the DDEX Board of Directors since 2020, representing Downtown Music Holdings.