Julien Benatar

Software Engineer & Prod Mgr
Next Big Sound at Pandora Media

Originally from Paris, Julien Benatar started working in the music industry as a web developer for major labels during his high-school years. After touring with a punk-rock band for a few years, he obtained a master's degree in computer engineering in 2014 and moved to New York City to join Next Big Sound’s development team. Julien is currently leading an effort called Insights that delivers data-science driven notifications to the music industry; allowing artists, managers and labels to take action when meaningful changes occur to their data. When not working on music data projects, Julien can be found at music venues around Brooklyn.