David Hyman, a self-proclaimed music junkie, is CEO & founder of MOG Inc., a next generation music media company. David is currently one of the music industry’s leading innovators, and as CEO and founder of MOG, Inc., he’s taking the digital music industry and turning it on its head through the innovation and imagination of his Berkeley, CA based start-up.
MOG Inc. was founded in 2005, and under his leadership, David’s company offers 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 such as Roku, Sonos and LG blu-ray players. MOG Inc., is 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.
David stands apart in sea of technologists seeking a solution to the digital music revenue dilemma because heâ€™s an audiophile himself and a music industry insider. Prior to MOG Inc., David served as CEO of Gracenote, the worldâ€™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.
An interview of CEO David Hyman by Michael Arrington.Added: 2/17/08
MOG on Mini Connected SystemAdded: 6/16/11
MOG 2011 SXSW Press ConferenceAdded: 6/16/11
the MOG app for iPhone, iPod touch, and AndroidAdded: 6/16/11
MOG app for iPhone, iPod touch, and AndroidAdded: 6/17/11