Jean Chadwick is an Operational leader with over 23 years of professional experience, nuanced knowledge, and expertise in digital rights management, program/project management, music publishing, and a comprehensive understanding of the music industry. She has expertise in content rights and licensing, growing digital assets from zero to over half a million, and contributing to bottom-line growth. She is known for developing high-performing cross-functional teams, working collaboratively, and developing efficient workflows. She was an integral contributor to DDEX Committee that established global digital supply chain standards. Jean is a savvy negotiator, cultivating solid JV partnerships with music labels, publishers, exhibitors, theater owners, and mobile carriers. She has consistently shown her keen business acumen and superior relationship-building skills and has established connections with artist networks growing key supplier relationships, and increasing product offerings. Jean is looking for a role as a Project Manager, Program Manager, Product Manager, Product Owner, or Operations Lead.Hire Jean
Reported to the CEO, responsible for the onboarding, income, and royalties process, and YouTube Content Management System (CMS) for all clients. Established & managed monthly and quarterly royalties’ income statement review and reconciliation. Collaborated with the technology team, and created the catalog onboarding, and output processes.
Reported to the President, responsible for leading the operations and business development teams. Established new operational processes to increase efficiency in the company royalties and income management.
Hired to launch the Sounds.com platform, working with Chief Digital Officer and VP, Americas, supporting digital service, operational goals, KPIs, and post-acquisition integration. Led a 9-month process for launching a new content system, including developing a strategic roadmap for business development in collaboration with executive leadership.
Reported to the CEO, and managed the company’s business affairs. Part of the leadership team whose efforts in growing the company’s platform led to making it attractive for acquisition by Native Instrument. Collaborated and participated in pre-merger activities. Managed content systems and led the content management team. Managed distribution and rights management of over one hundred winnings remixed tracks and grew inventory from zero to a viable remixed platform to be competitive in the industry.
Led acquisitions of music collateral for Muve Music, one of the largest mobile subscription music services in North America. Managed business affairs and rolled out Agile development—hiring SCRUM masters and innovating technology solutions. Liaised with music labels, publishers, and publishing societies. Executed rights management and ensure compliance with direct publishing agreements and compulsory license administration.
Recruited from Universal Music to leverage experience in building a Content Management System (CMS) and a team to grow partnership, inventory and focus on both content and rights management. Designed and implemented global CMS that grew Napster’s music catalog to the largest music streaming service in the world; successfully launching platform in Germany, Japan, South and Latin America