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David Hyman, a self-proclaimed music junkie, is CEO of Chosen, a next generation competition platform for performers, launching q1 of 2015. Prior to Chosen, David was CEO and Founder of the award-winning music subscription service, MOG, which he sold to Beats Electronics in 2012. A true music industry innovator, David aims to turn the performance and competition world on its ear and re-invent the genre of performance competition and free it from the constraints of linear based television

MOG Inc. was founded in 2005, and under his leadership, David's company offered an award-winning, unlimited, on-demand subscription music service that provides access to a vast library of over 11 million songs from over one million albums through its mobile apps, online, & on streaming entertainment and consumer electronic devices. MOG Inc., was also provider of The MOG Music Network (MMN), the premier destination for music content online & largest music focused advertising network consisting of over 1700 music sites, reaching over 46 million people each month.

Prior to MOG Inc., David served as CEO of Gracenote, the world's largest music database & music-identification service, which sold to Sony for $260 million in 2008. Previously, he was SVP of Marketing at MTV Interactive, & co-founded Addicted to Noise, the webzine that pioneered multimedia music reporting & around-the-clock music news.

Finding himself at the intersection of music and technology, David is a frequent speaker at conferences such as SXSW, CES and Midem. In 2008, he founded Musica Tecnomica, a regular gathering of music-focused innovators in San Francisco.

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May, 2012
CEO & Founder
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CEO
Jul 1, 2000
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President & CEO
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Apr 1, 2000
SVP, Marketing
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Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing
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