David Noel is the Vice President Community for SoundCloud, the leading social sound platform, which enables anyone, anywhere to create and share their sounds on the web. Since joining the company in May 2009, David has played an integral role in growing its community from 100,000 to more than twenty million registered users; a number increasing exponentially every day. Leading a team of fifteen, his responsibilities lie at the intersections where users meet and interact with the product. David is SoundCloud’s external voice and its users’ internal advocate.
Prior to joining SoundCloud, David co-founded a web entertainment startup and has a background in marketing and the music industry, where he worked as an A&R and tour manager.
David is a Seedcamp mentor and is passionate about all things tech, start-ups, airplanes, and was named Best Startup Mentor/Advisor of the year at TechCrunch Europe’s The Europas in 2011.