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Howard Singer

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Howie Singer is an expert on the implications of new technology in the music industry. In 15 years at Warner Music Group, he served as SVP and Chief Strategic Technologist analyzing services and companies that could enhance or threaten WMG’s businesses. As a Strategic Consultant to Universal Music Group, MQA Ltd, and other start-ups, he currently advises on products, services, and technologies related to high-resolution music, Artificial Intelligence, podcasts, and streaming data analysis. 

Howie played a leading role in the transition to digital music delivery and, in 1996, he co-founded a2b music, a pioneering distribution service using AT&T technologies. Over his 20-year career at Bell Labs, he led teams developing retail and call center management software, speakerphones, cellular phones, and videophones.

Howie received Ph.D. and MS degrees in Operations Research from Cornell and a BS degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University. He has been an Adjunct Faculty member in the Music Business program for 3 years teaching “Data Analysis in the Music Industry.”