Vance Ikezoye

Pres/CEO
Audible Magic

With foresight to the burgeoning ease of accessing digital media, Vance Ikezoye co-founded Audible Magic in 1999, recognizing the growing need for digital copyright tracking, monetization and management. As president and chief executive officer for Audible Magic, Mr. Ikezoye applies a wealth of technical, sales and marketing experience and holds several key patents. Mr. Ikezoye began his career at Hewlett-Packard, where he served in various sales, marketing and technical positions within the computer systems and medical products businesses over a 13-year period. From there, Mr. Ikezoye joined Trade Reporting and Data Exchange Inc., a venture capital funded start-up, where over five years he held the titles of vice president sales, marketing and international business development. While there, Mr. Ikezoye developed major worldwide distribution channels and focused on operations that helped increase global revenues. Mr. Ikezoye holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.

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