Music streaming company SoundCloud has announced Nancy Hood as its new Senior Vice President. In the capacity of Senior Vice president, Hood will overlook SoundCloud’s global consumer listener business by leading its growth and expansion, which encompasses consumer subscriptions and advertising. She will work in New York.
Before joining Soundcloud, Hood worked at PayPal as Head of Consumer for PayPal Credit. Even before that, she was Senior Vice President of Marketing at Audible, where she led the acquisition, engagement, merchandising, business development, and media functions. She has also spent over a decade at American Express, where she held multiple executive positions including Vice President of Customer Acquisition and Vice President/GM of Strategic Card Partnerships. In her early years, she practiced law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
“SoundCloud has a unique two-sided ecosystem, serving both creators and listeners. We are incredibly excited to bring focused leadership to our consumer business and drive continued growth in the marketplace,” said SoundCloud’s Chief Operating Officer, Michael Weissman. “With a wealth of consumer internet experience and an incredibly strong sense of how to lead and build consumer subscription businesses, Nancy is the perfect fit to help SoundCloud expand.”
Hood will report to Weissman in her tenure as Senior Vice President at SoundCloud.
“As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud delivers a differentiated listening experience, driven by its vibrant creator community, to consumers who want to be the first to discover what’s new, now and next in music and audio,” said Hood. “I look forward to further shaping and growing SoundCloud’s consumer offering, bringing brands more creative opportunities to engage with our community and amplifying our presence in additional markets.”