Person Overview

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Past:
Chief Technology Officer at MySpace, CTO MTV Networks Online at MTV Networks, See All (3)
Education:
Drexel University

Detailed Description

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Alex Maghen serves as Chief Technology Officer for MySpace Music. In this role, Alex leads all technological and platform initiatives for MySpace Music. With over fifteen years of experience overseeing and developing interactive media technologies, Alex brings a wealth of knowledge to his position, and is poised to reinforce MySpace Music as the most innovative music product in existence. Alex is no stranger to the CTO position, and brings with him six years of CTO experience in Online and Mobile Media. As CTO at Yahoo! Music / Launch Media and at MTV Networks Online, Alex drove a broad and highly integrated set of online properties which dramatically advanced the business and market goals of those companies. Alex developed new business and revenue opportunities in content and data syndication, including content integration with both online and on-air content partners. At Boston-based Groove Mobile, Alex led the mobile music platform’s product, architecture, and overall technology initiatives. Alex began his career at AT&T, where he managed development of interactive products and programming for AT&T’s interactive television trials. Most recently, Alex has served as acting CTO and Head of Product for various Israeli Digital Media companies, helping them structure their business, organizations, and Product Architecture to best fit potential partnerships with larger international partners. Alex has Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He has also taught at New York’s School for the Visual Arts. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Experience (3)

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    MySpace

    Chief Technology Officer
    2009 - Jan, 2011
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    Yahoo!

    CTO Yahoo Music/Launch
    Aug, 2000 - Apr, 2004
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    MTV Networks

    CTO MTV Networks Online
    May, 1998 - Jul, 2000

Advisory Roles (1)

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    Curbsy

    Advisory Board
    May 27, 2011

Education (1)

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