"It's time to make a change that will last."

No desk. That’s the first thing you notice when you walk into John Janick’s office in Santa Monica, Calif. Nine months into his new role as president/COO of Interscope Geffen A&M, the slender wunderkind works in a lean setting: two blue-and-white hounds­tooth-checked chairs facing an L-shaped sofa fronted by a slim, rectangular coffee table, on which sits a white writing pad and an Apple laptop. Two large speakers sit on their sides atop a built-in white credenza, separated by a flat screen.

Subscribe to billboard biz to continue reading this article and thousands more.

Billboard.biz subscribers get:
  • 24/7 coverage of every genre and sector of the business with over 150 exclusive charts
  • Bulletin: Breaking stories, chart info and analysis sent directly to your inbox every weekday
  • Billboard Magazine iPad Edition: An enhanced version of the magazine with video, photo galleries and playable charts
  • Archives: A rich history of Billboard.biz articles and exclusive charts

Join now or Log In