Barak Moffitt

EVP, Content Strategy & Ops
Universal Music Group

Barak Moffitt is Executive Vice President of Content Strategy and Operations at Universal Music Group, where his responsibilities include creating, facilitating, and maximizing the value of Universal’s Audio and Audiovisual content across artists and labels. Moffitt also oversees UMG Strategic Operations, working across the company’s major label groups and studios to maximize the value of core music and audio assets. For many years, Moffitt also ran the legendary Capitol Studios in Hollywood where he spearheaded the revitalization of the studio’s iconic heritage with state-of-the-art capabilities.

Moffitt has a long history in both music and technology. Before joining UMG, Moffitt worked as a senior executive at EMI Music Group, where he led major strategic initiatives in rights management, metadata, studios and production, music publishing, and technology. He has held senior leadership positions in technology and media supporting large-scale production and digital media operations.



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