Chris Carey

Founder & CEO

Chris left his post as Global Insight Director at Universal Music Group in 2014. Before that, he was at EMI where he started and led their ‘Big Data’ team and worked closely with their consumer insight team and was responsible for their music and media forecasting, covering film, tv and gaming as well as broadband, mobile and tablets.

Before moving to the label side, Chris was Senior Economist at PRS for Music, where he co-authored the influential Adding Up the Music Industry papers – valuing the live music market for the first time – and helped the UK government re-value music’s contribution to the economy from £176m a year to £1.33bn.