"With all the strategic pieces --a massive and engaged audience, big data, a robust monetization engine and a vibrant music industry partnership --fitting together in a mutually reinforcing ecosystem, the new Pandora is firing on all cylinders as we enter 2017," Westergren
She took the COO role on March 28, concurrent with the return of Pandora founder Tim Westergren
as CEO and the subsequent summertime merger discussions with Sirius XM.
At a lengthy Investor Day event held in late October, during the height of the Q3 earnings release period, company CEO Tim Westergren
negated company assurances to RBR + TVBR given in August that the new service would arrive by year's end.
A half-day investor presentation during a hectic two-week period full of Q3 earnings was held in San Francisco to help analysts better understand where Pandora is today, and where the company led by Tim Westergren
That's according to company CEO Tim Westergren
, delivering news on "Pandora Premium" that negates company assurances to RBR + TVBR given in August that the new service would arrive by year's end.
Pacific event allowsfinancial analysts an opportunity to hear from "members of the leadership team" — without mentioning CEO Tim Westergren
by name — and "discuss Pandora's strategic vision in light of the recently announced product transformation and landmark label deals.
The departure from Pandora Media comes as founder/CEO Tim Westergren
has made repeated announcements that a tiered, subscription-based streaming service will be on the way — most likely by the end of 2016.
"Warner has been a tremendous partner to Pandora, and we're thrilled to expand the relationship in a way that truly supports both of our businesses and the artists we serve," said Tim Westergren
, Pandora's founder/CEO.
"We're methodically and passionately developing the world's most personal music experience," Pandora founder and CEOTim Westergren
. "That includes flexibility in how you listen and what you pay for it.
Pandora Founder/CEO Tim Westergren
said on the earnings call the company continues to have productive negotiations with the three major music labels (this is in support of its pending on-demand service.)
took the CEO role again in March, replacing Brian McAndrews, a move that "surprised" Corvex, Meister wrote.