Dan Kruchkow

Daniel Kruchkow is CMO & Head of Digital Strategy for Crush Music, management home to international superstars Train, Sia, Fall Out Boy, Panic at the Disco, Travie McCoy, Big Data and many others. Prior to Crush, Mr. Kruchkow spent over 11 years at Universal Music Group. Most recently he was SVP of UMG's Global Digital Initiatives unit where VEVO was born. Before that, Mr. Kruchkow served as VP, Digital Media & eCommerce for The Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG). While at IDJMG, Mr. Kruchkow created several industry-defining initiatives and established many of the digital businesses that exist today. Additionally, he was instrumental in helping breaking Fall Out Boy, The Killers and others while creating and executing all-encompassing digital rollouts for the entire roster including Mariah Carey, JAY-Z, Rihanna, Elton John, Bon Jovi, Ludacris, Kanye West and many other superstars.