Jeremy Sirota is CEO of Merlin, the independent’s digital music licensing partner. Sirota leads a global organization that strikes premium deals with digital platforms for its members. Merlin sits at the crossroads of music and technology, which are Sirota’s passions—he is a lifelong technologist and an avid consumer of music. He started his career as a technology lawyer at Morrison & Forster, with a focus on copyright law. He went on to hold senior positions at Warner Music Group, culminating as Head of Business & Legal Affairs for WEA and ADA. Prior to Merlin, he helped launch music experiences on the Facebook Music Team as Independent Label BD Lead.