Lee Brown

Lee Brown is the VP, Global Head of Advertising Business at Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming platform. He joined Spotify in 2019 and oversees more than 500 employees in 92 global markets across Sales, Marketing, Advertising Revenue Partnerships and Advertising Operations. In his role, Lee utilizes global advertising trends to ensure audio and culture are at the forefront of all of Spotify’s advertising strategies and working for businesses of all sizes. With over 271 million active users, Spotify’s ad revenue plays a formidable role in fueling the engine of the company’s popular Free experience globally.

Prior to joining Spotify, Lee served as Chief Revenue Officer at BuzzFeed, where he led all global Sales, Account Management, Branded Content, Marketing, Business Development, Business Operations, Distribution, and Research. He was also responsible for diversifying the company’s revenue streams and scaling the business globally within the rapidly changing media lands