President, Artist & Entertainment Services
Dick Wingate is President, Artist & Entertainment Services for Crowdmix, a soon-to-launch new home for social music, built for fans and creators, enabling people to discover and build relationships via music. Crowdmix removes the friction in listening to and sharing music across the many music streaming platforms and its business model allows artists, entertainers and influencers to earn real revenue from their Crowdmix following. Previously, he was Principal at DEV Advisors, an advisory services firm for digital entertainment. Starting in the mid 90’s, Wingate has played key roles as head of content in the birth of digital music services such as Liquid Audio, Nellymoser, and Intouch’s i-Station. Wingate's experience in the record industry includes positions as Sr. VP, Marketing, Arista Records; Sr. VP, A&R, PolyGram Records; Director, Talent Acquisition, Epic Records; Director, Product Mgmt, Columbia Records. He has been involved with the career development of artists including Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Pink Floyd, and many others.