Elizabeth joined Pandora in March 2015 and serves as Vice President of Global Content Licensing. In this role, she drives all strategy and negotiation of content partnerships, including the development of broader product rights and international rights to increase revenue, engagement, retention and positive customer behavior.
Elizabeth has over 15 years of experience as a digital media executive advising digital music and video services including Spotify, Rdio, Mog, iMeem and MySpace. Elizabeth was previously Head of Music Partnerships at YouTube where she lead record label and music publisher relations, as well as sourcing, structuring and consummating content-driven transactions for the YouTube music business. Prior to YouTube, Elizabeth worked with Fred Davis to build Davis Shapiro’s digital media practice, advising digital media services through years of shift in the digital music and video industries.
Elizabeth serves as a member of the board of The Grammy Foundation. She graduated from Colby College with a bachelor of arts in international studies and French and received her juris doctor from the Washington College of Law at American University. Elizabeth’s favorite Pandora stations include Phantogram, alt-J, Gramatik, Warpaint, The Velvet Underground, Ali Farka Toure and Charles Mingus.