May 4th, 2023 – TuneCore, the leading development partner for self-releasing artists—owned by Paris-based Believe, one of the world’s leading digital music companies—has promoted Holly Schomann to the role of Senior Director, Program & Project Management. Schomann’s new position was announced today by Alisha Outridge, Chief Technology & Product Officer, TuneCore.
Outridge commented, “Holly has been instrumental in optimizing how we work by establishing a standardized process for cross-team collaboration here at TuneCore, leading to more efficient implementation of new technologies, products, and services on behalf of our artists. I’m confident that Holly will thrive in her new role and that all of our teams will benefit from her strategic acumen, attention to detail, and ability to communicate across teams effectively.”
In her new role, Schomann will oversee a team of project managers to ensure consistent and efficient execution of software development processes and internal reporting throughout the organization. Schomann’s team is responsible for creating and maintaining timelines for TuneCore’s ongoing technological innovations and product launches, as well as managing the day-to-day coding updates including bug fixes, new features, and website improvements.
Schomann commented, “Working at TuneCore has given me the ability to combine my love for music, my background supporting independent artists, and my project management experience to help build the tools enabling the next generation of artists to develop their careers. I am so excited for the opportunity to apply my project management skills as a liaison between all of our teams to improve communication, organization, and ultimately make our team members' lives easier through structure and formalized workflow processes.”
Since joining TuneCore in 2021, Schomann has improved communication across projects and teams to allow for greater transparency and clearer development of timelines and execution of objectives. To TuneCore, Schomann brings a wealth of music industry experience, having served as Senior Director, Music and Talent Relations at MTV and Vice President of Programming and Label Relations at VEVO where she was responsible for the creation of music-based content, in addition to her 8 plus years of experience in the tech industry with CitiGroup, MSG Ventures, and Moody's Ventures.
Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop independent artists and labels in the digital world by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development. Believe’s passionate team of digital music experts around the world leverages the Group’s global technology platform to advise artists and labels, distribute and promote their music. Its 1,650 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support independent artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency. Believe offers its various solutions through a portfolio of brands including Believe, TuneCore, Nuclear Blast, Naïve, Groove Attack, AllPoints, Ishtar and Byond. Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV, ISIN: FR0014003FE9). www.believe.com
TuneCore is the leading independent development partner for self-releasing artists to build audiences and careers – with technology and services across distribution, publishing administration, and a range of promotional services. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels, and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, TikTok, Tencent, and more than 150 download and streaming stores worldwide, while retaining 100 percent of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, worldwide royalty collections, and placement opportunities in film, TV, commercials, video games, and more. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe, is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with offices in Los Angeles, and Nashville, and operates globally through local teams based in the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Singapore across 5 continents. www.tunecore.com