Michael Nash is Executive Vice President of Digital Strategy and oversees UMG’s digital business development activities around the world. Nash has worked at the forefront of media and technology convergence for his entire career as an executive, entrepreneur and producer. Most recently, Nash served as a strategic advisor to Warner Music Group (WMG), as well as several digital media startups and new technology companies. Prior to that, he served as an executive at WMG from 2000 to 2011, rising to the role of Executive Vice President of Digital Strategy and Business Development where he oversaw WMG’s worldwide new media projects, strategic relationships and business development activities.
Before joining WMG, Nash was the Executive Director of the Madison Project, the music industry’s first digital distribution trial. From 1994 to 1997, Nash was founding CEO of Inscape, an interactive entertainment and games publishing joint venture between WMG and HBO that produced titles with artists such as William S. Burroughs, DEVO, Thomas Dolby and The Residents. Prior to that, Nash served as Director of The Criterion Collection, working closely with directors and artists such as Robert Altman, David Bowie, Terry Gilliam and Louis Malle.