Paul Brown - European Managing Director, Pandora Media

Paul is a digital media business executive and music business lawyer with over 12 years experience in digital media, music and general commercial law, corporate finance and venture capital. He is currently European Managing Director for Pandora Media, Inc and is overseeing the roll out of the UK and European versions of the fast growing US music discovery radio service.

Previously Director of Digital Business Affairs and Development in the Futures Division at major record company Sony BMG UK, Paul spent 6 years working with senior management and third party media partners to grow Sony BMG’s new business areas with particular emphasis on the strategic development, negotiation and execution of major digital music, media, content and brand sponsorship deals (across mobile, online and TV) at both the UK and European level as well as covering the complex digital aspects of recording artist deals.

Prior to joining Sony Music, Paul was a Director of Private Equity Funds at the investment bank UBS Warburg and prior to that he spent 4 years as a venture capital lawyer at major international city law firm, Lovells.