ASCAP has named former New York Times digital executive Tristan Boutros as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to the Times, Tristan spent three years as Senior VP, Technology and Business Process at Warner Music Group. He has also held senior technology roles at BlackBerry and IAC.
ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews said, “We are thrilled to welcome Tristan to the ASCAP team. He brings a unique combination of the understanding of third party technology solutions available in the market as a complement to his technical expertise in building internal solutions. His experience helping top organizations achieve their technology goals make him the perfect person for this role.”
“I am excited to have the chance to create an incredibly robust platform at ASCAP, developing the tools and experiences that further empower our members and licensees; and change the way they work, communicate, and receive payment,” said new CTO, Tristan Boutros. “I look forward to working with the whole team at ASCAP to bring this future to our members, and to unlock new capabilities for all of us.”
Tristan will be based in New York and will report to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Brian Roberts.