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Ken Parks

Ken Parks

Chief Content Officer, Spotify

Much more than a music channel, Spotify has turned listening to tunes into a social activity full of discovery. Overseeing Spotify's U.S. operations is Ken Parks, who added apps, playlists, and social sharing.

Growing up in Philadelphia in the 1970s, it was hard to experience my favorite music when I wanted to listen to it and almost impossible to connect directly with artists like I wanted to as a fan.