ole Digital announced that Jim Selby, former Naxos CEO, has joined as the division’s inaugural Senior Vice President. Under his leadership ole Digital will ensure that ole is at the forefront of online rights management, collections, content and business development by actively representing the interests of the company’s clients and owned assets across all online platforms.
“Jim is a senior executive with extensive experience navigating the digital rights landscape and I look forward to his vision in leading this important area of ole’s business. The implications of rapid tech adoption for our assets are profound and I am confident that Jim has the right mix of abilities to ensure we capitalize,” states ole CEO Robert Ott.
“I am very excited to be joining ole to lead its newly formed Digital division. Leveraging the already established world class systems, partnerships and assets at ole, I am confident that the ole team will be among the strongest in the world as we work together to build ole Digital,” says Selby.
About Jim Selby
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Jim Selby spent 16 years at Naxos of America and has been the company’s Chief Executive Officer since 2007. Since the late 90’s Jim has been at the forefront of each iteration of the industry’s digital evolution. His career includes involvement in landmark deals such as the launch of the iTunes store, YouTube’s agreement with independent record labels, licenses for the first subscription services including Spotify and Rhapsody, innovative scan ‘n’ match deals with iTunes, Amazon and Google, as well as direct deals with SiriusXM and Clearchannel.