Austin Kramer (US)
The Global Programming Head for Electronic Music & Culture at Spotify. He is responsible for all electronic dance music programming including hit playlists electroNOW and Fresh EDM which have garnered 2 million monthly active users. Austin is known for letting music lead the conversation, shedding light on artists' personalities, empowering new artists, social branding, and breaking new artists among millions of worldwide fans. With a decade of broadcast experience, (Austin) Kramer has become a household name in dance music. In his previous position at XM, then SiriusXM Satellite Radio, he propelled the brand and original content to a global level; programming their EDM channels, bringing them to the forefront. His responsibilities included music selection and scheduling, brand promotion and consistency, host/DJ management, interviewing musicians, scripting and overseeing channel imaging, and directing and hosting live broadcasts to millions of North American subscribers. Austin is a graduate of University of Colorado and is based in New York City. A true musician at heart, Austin enjoys playing the drums and piano.