Boberg has sat on the board at Isolation Network since 2010, working to complete the acquisition of Fontana distribution from Universal and advising CEO/founder Robb McDaniels.
“Jay’s comprehensive knowledge of an array of entertainment businesses, earned over nearly 35 years in leadership positions in the industry, has made him a very valuable counsel to me and our entire executive team these past two years,” said McDaniels in a statement. “As we enter the next phase of our growth at Isolation Network, Jay’s guidance will become even more crucial to our long term success.”
Boberg has had a long career as a record label executive, co-founding I.R.S. Records in 1979 which went on to sign R.E.M., the Go-Gos and Fine Young Cannibals before it was sold to Thorn/EMI in 1993, then becoming president of MCA Music Publishing in 1994, later becoming president of MCA Records where he worked with artists such as Blink-182, the Roots, Mary J. Blige, Sublime, Shaggy and Sigur Ros.
“Robb McDaniels and his team have built an extraordinary company from scratch through a combination of maverick vision, technological innovation and a commitment to providing value and extraordinary service for their artists, labels and book publishers,” Boberg said in a statement. “The Fontana purchase represents just the beginning of an aggressive set of initiatives to transform INgrooves and INscribe into global market leaders.”