Cosmo Lush - Senior Vice President, Digital Business Development at EMI Music

Cosmo is Senior Vice President, Digital Business Development at EMI Music responsible for licensing EMI content to digital music platforms globally. Responsibilities include negotiating global and multi-territory distribution deals, proactive business development with partners across the media industry and recently a particular focus on the Open EMI initiative which aims to foster creative and commercial innovation in digital music.

Prior to joining EMI in October 2009 Cosmo was Commercial Director at Project Kangaroo, the U.K. online TV joint venture between BBC Worldwide, ITV and Channel 4 that was blocked by the Competition Commission weeks before launch. Prior to Kangaroo, Cosmo held a variety of commercial and marketing roles at Channel 4, mobile operator 3 and IPTV provider Home choice.

Cosmo has an undergraduate degree from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD. He is an active violin player and is teaching his kids the piano, violin and trumpet.