Sony Music Entertainment

  • SVP, Data Strategy

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Digital Business - Global Digital Business
    Executive VP
  • Overview


    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


    As the SVP of Data Strategy, this individual will lead a cutting-edge tech team that supports the continued development of analytical tools and data acquisition methodologies at Sony Music Entertainment.



    • Lead and evangelize the transformational use of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party data usage throughout the organization
    • Design and build large-scale, cutting-edge technology and analytic platforms to align with the company’s strategic objectives
    • Oversee and manage a team of engineers and developers to facilitate all functions related to data strategy & planning, data warehousing, data governance, and data visualization
    • Develop a technology framework for big data storage and accessibility, statistical analysis, reporting/measurement and data visualization
    • Work closely with Product Management to identify potential opportunities to productize particular metrics or insights
    • Collaborate with Engineering to maintain a catalog of all data entering the platform and identifying issues with data quality
    • Produce compelling narratives through data analysis and visualization for client and partner meetings
    • Be a hands on leader; work directly with team to solve particularly challenging cases and to share knowledge and best practices



    • 7+years of experience overseeing analytics or business intelligence function
    • Extensive experience with data exploration, data cleansing, or implementation of advanced statistics
    • Prior experience leading a team supporting multiple departments or verticals
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, information science, or related field; Masters’ or PhD in Statistics or related field a plus
    • Enterprise-level database experience
    • Strong ability to translate business needs to technology solutions 
    • Ability to communicate effectively across teams with both technical and non-technical people.
    • Love of music or film a plus


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