Episode 101

Combining A.I. and Music Technology with Hazel Savage

This week our host Steve McGarry is joined by Hazel Savage, the VP of Music Intelligence at Soundcloud. To start the show the two dive into Hazel’s background into music technology, and how music has had such a meaningful impact on her life and passion. They talk about the music tech company she originally started called Musiio, and how A.I. is a huge part of their technology. Steve has Hazel dive into the preparation that happened before the Soundcloud deal, and what her role has been since.

Hazel is a music-tech lifer, guitarist and CEO/Co-Founder at Musiio. She started her music-tech journey as an early employee at Shazam and spent time understanding the pain points of the industry at Pandora, Universal and HMV before launching Musiio in 2018.

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/musiio/

Twitter – @Musiio – https://twitter.com/Musiio

Website – https://www.musiio.com/


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Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.