Ted Kartzman has been named VP of client services at indie digital distribution service IODA. Kartzman joins IODA from Rhapsody, the digital music service of RealNetworks, where he was director of independent labels business responsible for managing more than 400 independent label and artist partnerships.

Kartzman also oversaw the promotion, legal and accounting processes for the songs from independent label and artists available through Rhapsody.

Prior to Rhapsody, Kartzman managed independent-rock trio The Slip and co-founded JamBase.com.

Kartzman will be based in San Francisco and report to IODA president Kevin Arnold.