Warner Music Group CEO Robert Kyncl. | Image: Warner Music Group
The music industry was reshaped by streaming. So earlier this year, Warner Music Group put a streaming executive in charge.
The company’s new CEO, Robert Kyncl, was most recently the chief business officer of YouTube, where he helped transform the platform into one of the biggest names in creator monetization and streaming music. Before that, he was vice president of content at Netflix, working on partnerships as it entered the streaming era.
Next month, Kyncl will sit down with Vox senior correspondent Peter Kafka to talk all things music and streaming at the Code Conference. Kyncl has said he wants to prioritize artists and partners at WMG, sees music as being “undervalued,” and believes the company’s next steps may involve AI —…