As CEO of Beats Music, Ian Rogers is charged with redefining the digital music experience for consumers and artists alike, a role he is uniquely qualified for.
Rogers has spent his entire career pioneering the intersection of music, artists, and the Internet. He possesses a deep knowledge of technology, combined with music industry savvy, a personal understanding of the music business from the artist's point of view, and a finely tuned ear for music.
Rogers has helped artists embrace technology since the early 90s, when after creating a fan site for the Beastie Boys as a personal project, he found himself recruited while still in college to teach the band the ways of the Internet. From brainstorming fan engagement campaigns, to posting news from the road during Beastie Boy tours, Rogers eventually became webmaster for BeastieBoys.com, and later president of new media for the band’s label, Grand... See More
Executive ChairmanJan, 2013
GM, Yahoo Music
CEO2008 - Jan, 2013
VP and General Manager, Music2003 - Jan, 2008
Founder, President, and CTO2001 - Jan, 2003
President, New Media2000 - Jan, 2001
Webmaster1998 - Jan, 2000
Founder, Webmaster1993 - Jan, 1998
CTO1995 - Jan, 1998