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Jon Vlassopulos

Jon Vlassopulos is the CEO of Napster, the longest running independent music streaming service in the world. Vlassopulos takes the reins as the company looks to incorporate Web3 and social features into a first of its kind, next-generation music service. Prior to Napster, Vlassopulos was Vice President and Global Head of Music at Roblox where he led the company’s initiatives with the music industry, establishing long-term relationships with record labels, publishers, management companies, agencies, artists, brands, and music startups from around the world.

Vlassopulos has been a serial entrepreneur, senior executive, established investor, and thought leader in the music, gaming, and entertainment space for the past three decades. Starting his career as a DJ he worked for BMG and Bertelsmann in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and New York in the late 90s and led many early digital initiatives and investments, including working on the original Napster 20+ years ago. He then joined AT&T Wireless where he launched the first mobile music service in the US. After AT&T, Jon ran the Digital and Branded Entertainment divisions at Endemol, a leading global TV production company and went on to become CEO of Skyrockit, an award winning mobile entertainment marketing and advertising agency with clients including vitaminwater, GAP, and Clinique.

Vlassopulos has degrees in Chinese and Economics from Durham University and lives in Nashville with his wife, two children, and a sheepadoodle named Cali.
  • 2023
February 8, 2023 | 2:00pm - 2:45pm PT