Kisch
Digital Entertainment
Media

Alexander Kisch

Consulting Editor
New York
ABOUT

Alex is a founding member of Vevo, the world’s largest all-premium music video provider, offering artists a global platform with enormous scale through distribution partners like YouTube, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung and Comcast. At Vevo, Alex is responsible for defining and developing the company’s global business strategy, overseeing content acquisition, licensing and distribution efforts, while also overseeing day-to-day legal affairs. With a catalog of 450,000 videos, today Vevo boasts over 26 billion global views each month.

Prior to Vevo, Alex served on the Music Strategy & Relations team at MTV Networks, where he helped lead music initiatives across all brands and platform verticals.  He has held roles in the legal and business affairs departments at Sony Music Entertainment and BMG Music and has also represented independent labels, artists and songwriters. Alex himself was a professional musician and songwriter.  

Alex earned a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Vassar College. He continues to be passionate about music and the arts.

The truth is always something that is told, not something that is known. If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything.
Susan Sontag
HIGHLIGHTED Experience

EVP Business Development & Affairs/General Counsel

Vevo

10/09 - Present

 

VP, Music Strategy & Relations/Business & Legal Affairs

MTV Networks

1/06 – 10/09

 

Sr. Director, Legal & Business Affairs

Sony BMG Music Entertainment

7/03 - 11/05

 

Director, Legal & Business Affairs

BMG Music

10/99 – 7/03

 

Legal Counsel

Bong Load Custom Records/Acid Blues Records

1/98 – 9/99
Education

Vassar College

B.A., Philosophy

Boston University School of Law

J.D.

Volunteer Details

Music Techstars

Mentor for this global accelerator platform for investment and  innovation.

 

Real Industry

Serve as mentor, advising and helping underserved university students pursue their passions in the arts, entertainment and media fields.

Affiliations

The Paley Media Counsel, Paley Center for Media

IAB, Legal Affairs Counsel

Association for National Advertisers (ANA)

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