88Rising, a global media collective and record label focusing on Asian talent has appointed Sameen Singh as Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Digital Officer.
He will report directly to CEO and Founder Sean Miyashiro.
88Rising says that in this newly formed role, Singh will spearhead “global strategy, orchestrate partnerships, power digital business development, and shepherd inorganic growth”.
Singh recently spent two years at Create Music Group in the role of Chief Strategy Officer.
During his time at the company, he led the creation of a cross-platform owned-and-operated network of original content and tastemaker brands, “eclipsing over 400 million cumulative followers and subscribers across TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat”, according to 88Rising.
Prior to Create, he led Strategy and Operations for European-based festival and concerts aggregator Superstruct – known for events such as Sonar, Sziget, and elrow, to name a few.
He launched his career on Wall Street as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley before becoming an investor at private equity giant Providence Equity Partners.
Regarding his joining, Singh said: “I’ve been a day one fan of 88rising so it’s wonderfully thrilling and gratifying to now be a part of it.”
“I’m excited to help drive 88rising’s ability to be a multi-dimensional music powerhouse connecting culture forward.”
He added: “I’m excited to help drive 88rising’s ability to be a multi-dimensional music powerhouse connecting culture forward.
“The company that Sean has built is truly ahead of its time in the way it speaks to its audience and empowers its artists. I look forward to continuing to push the envelope through creative innovation and risk-taking.”
“I’ve been a day one fan of 88rising so it’s wonderfully thrilling and gratifying to now be a part of it.”
In October 2022, Atwater Capital, a media and entertainment-focused investment firm, and 88Rising’s principal investor, announced it had attracted investments from investment giants Goldman Sachs, Petershill, and KKR for its new Atwater Capital Fund, I, LP, of over $100 million.Music Business Worldwide
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