Matthew Adell (US)
Matthew Adell is a distinguished music executive with a career deeply intertwined with some of the most iconic names in the industry. His journey began at Wax Trax!, an influential record label and store known for its pioneering role in the industrial and electronic music scenes. Adell's early experiences at Wax Trax! included signing The KLF, KMFDM and placing numerous releases atop the Billboard Dance Charts.
Adell's entrepreneurial spirit led him to co-found Organico specifically to release music by Derrick Carter at the very beginnings of Chicago’s House Music scene.
As the CEO of Beatport, Adell continued to be at the forefront of music innovation, overseeing the leading platform for electronic dance music. His leadership further solidified Beatport's reputation as the go-to hub for DJs and electronic music enthusiasts.
Adell's journey also includes Metapop, a platform he co-founded that empowers aspiring musicians and producers to showcase their talents and connect with a global community of creators. Through these diverse ventures, Matthew Adell has consistently pushed boundaries, embracing technological advancements while nurturing the creative spirit of artists. His profound impact on the music industry is a testament to his visionary leadership and unwavering dedication to music's ever-evolving landscape.
Matthew is now the Co-Founder and COO of SOMMS.AI.