NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration company for independent musicians, today announced its new Vice President of Technology, Neil Bhay. As TuneCore continues to optimize and enhance the customer experience, Bhay will focus on building best-in-class technology solutions that will give TuneCore artists an important advantage when building their careers.
With nearly two decades of experience, Bhay excels in connecting technology and business priorities to build cutting-edge customer experiences. In his new role at TuneCore, Bhay will lead all technology efforts, ensuring the company is leveraging the latest innovations to meet the changing needs of artists' busy, on-the-go lifestyles. He will continue to improve and build the tools artists need to be independently successful, including a seamless user experience and state-of-the-art product updates. As a musician himself, Bhay's first-hand industry experiences will help drive artist-centric, effective tech solutions.
"We are excited to welcome Neil to TuneCore. His expertise and unique engineering background will help us continue building the tools independent artists need to reach the highest level of success," said Scott Ackerman, CEO of TuneCore. "In Neil's new role, he will ensure that our artists are supported by a platform that prioritizes their needs and careers through the most advanced technology."
Bhay joins TuneCore from Viacom, where he served as Vice President of Technology and led the web and native app teams. He also managed the livestream events for The Daily Show, as well as the MTV Movie & TV Awards, the Woodies and the Video Music Awards. Previously, he worked as the Technical Manager for HBO, in which he oversaw the development team for HBO digital properties. Bhay has an extensive background in engineering and project management, giving him a unique perspective on how to best blend technology solutions with the business priorities of large and small organizations.
TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers. The company has one of the highest artist revenue-generating music catalogs in the world, earning TuneCore Artists $1.06 billion from over 108.7 billion downloads and streams since inception. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, Google Play and other major download and streaming sites, while retaining 100 percent of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, world-wide royalty collections, and placement opportunities in film, TV, commercials, video games and more. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe Distribution Services, operates as an independent company and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with offices in Burbank, CA, Nashville, TN, New Orleans, LA, Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX, and global expansions in the UK, Australia, Japan, Canada, Germany, France and Italy. For additional information about TuneCore, please visit www.tunecore.com.