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Who Are Dance's Tech Titans? The 5 Execs Leading the Charge

EDM Tech Titans 2015
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EDM Tech Titans 2015 

When it isn’t packing clubs and festivals, EDM lives online. These execs are leading the charge.

Alexander Ljung, 31 & Eric Wahlforss, 33 
SoundCloud
The streaming site these two founded is the first place many DJs turn to host music, with 175 million active monthly users.

 

 

Nick Sabine, 34 & Paul Clement, 36 
Resident Advisor
This pair’s tastemaking online mag and ticketing platform draws 2.5 million monthly visitors and lists 130,000 concerts and parties each year.

 

Clark Warner, 43 
Beatport 
With 50 million users, this ­authoritative site is where ­hardcore fans and DJs turn to buy instrumentals. A ticketing platform arrives in 2016.

 

This article first appeared in the June 20 issue of Billboard.

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