As Head of Strategic Partnerships for the Creator Team at Spotify, Shane is focused on creating and delivering new opportunities, data insights, and additional value for artists, managers, labels and the entire music ecosystem.
Previously, Tobin ran Business Development and Partnerships for The Echo Nest from 2011 until they were acquired by Spotify in March of 2014. Before that, he ran music teams and partnerships for MobiTV, imeem, House of Blues Digital in addition to artist management for the Grammy nominated band, Yerba Buena.
Speaking engagements include: SF Music Tech 2014, Bandwidth Conference 2013, UC Berkeley Hass Play Conference 2013, SXSW 2013, Music Biz Conference (NARM) 2013, SF Music Tech 2013, Music Startup Academy 2011-2012, SXSW 2012, Variety’s LA Mobile Entertainment Summit 2011
Head of Strategic Partnerships, Creator Team
Aug, 2015 - Current (about 1 year)
|Feb 19, 2013||TechHive - What's the best way to discover new music?|
|Jan 1, 2011||TechCrunch - Judge at Techcrunch Disrupt Hackathon|
|May 17, 2010||ZD Net - SF Music Tech: Mobile fueling growth and complexity|