Ty Roberts 2016

 Ty Roberts visits Sony at the Fender Music Lodge during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 in Park City, Utah.

Katy Winn/AP Images for Fender Music Lodge

A year and two months after former president of digital Rob Wells left Universal Music Group, experienced tech executive Ty Roberts has been named as the company's new senior vice president and Chief Technology Officer.

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