Jeremy Silver

Jeremy Silver

CEO, Digital Catapult

Jeremy Silver is CEO of Digital Catapult. He is an author, angel-investor and entrepreneur specialising in virtual and augmented reality, AI, music and the creative industries. He is a non-executive director of a number of early stage companies in music, media and immersive technologies. He is a member of the UK Creative Industries Council and chairs its Innovation and R&D sub-group. He was Executive Chairman of Semetric Ltd (acquired by Apple), CEO of Sibelius Software (acquired by Avid) and worldwide vice-president of new media for EMI Group in Los Angeles. He was an advisor to the founders of Shazam (acquired by Apple). He co-founded Uplister in San Francisco, the world’s first playlist-sharing music subscription service. He is author of Digital Medieval: the first twenty years of music on the web – and the next twenty. His discussion paper Blockchain or Chaingang was published by CREATe at the University of Glasgow, where he is an Industry Fellow.

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