David Porter is the CEO and founder of 8tracks. Until 2006, he helped lead Live365, the pioneer of "social" internet radio, achieving profitability in 2005. David wrote the plan for what's now 8tracks during business school at Berkeley, informed in large part by the DJ scene in London of the late 1990s. His favorite band remains New Order.
Rémi Gabillet is the CTO and co-founder of 8tracks. After growing up and attending engineering school in Paris, Rémi moved to the Silicon Valley in 2003 to work with Live365, where he met David. Remi holds down 8tracks' infrastructure and keeps the team's wild product ideas in check.
Greg is a designer and illustrator living in San Francisco. He does design and copywriting at 8tracks and pursues high-functioning dilettantism in his off-time.http://8tracks.com/or2or3or4
Jonathan leads business development and partnership opportunities at 8tracks. A former jazz and rock and roll musician, he fell in love with underground house and techno during a fateful trip to a small island in the Mediterranean over a decade ago. After that he spent time in London as a DJ, and in New York as a management consultant, picking up a law degree in between. He co-hosts a weekly dance radio show in the Bay Area, and spends most of his free time plotting how to locate and gain entrance to the afterhours for Cocoon's closing party in Ibiza each year.http://8tracks.com/JonBarnes
Michael is a veteran in site optimization and is responsible for SEO and analytics at 8tracks. He is in love with music and spends his free time making beats and standing on his hands. His favorite band is The Roots.
Ethan is an iOS engineer who moved from Maine to San Francisco. He loves playing the fiddle, swing dancing, and local craft beer.http://8tracks.com/ethan8j
James is the Director of Sales and responsible for bringing in revenue by connecting the world's top brands with the 8tracks platform. He studied business in Boston and economics in London while captaining ferries in the summers. He then worked in financial sales but, the recession coupled with Wall St. 2: Money Never Sleeps, made him rethink his major so he jumped ship to work in digital advertising. After 5 years of brand-direct and agency sales, James is now focused on evangelizing 8tracks and growing his team.
He is a fan of classic, alt and indie rock with soft spots for rap, electronic, pop, and one Jimmy Buffett song.http://8tracks.com/jrake
Andrea is a musician and recent college graduate. Hopeless romantic and lover of all things music, traveling, and languages. And pizza. .http://8tracks.com/andreaslobodien
Randy is a data analyst at 8tracks. An East Bay native, he studied international relations at a college somewhere in New Jersey, and is glad to be back in San Francisco. When he's not in the office, he can be found learning a dead language, enjoying samples at high-end grocery stores, or liking pictures of cats on Instagram.http://8tracks.com/rkhalil
Katelyn is an Account Manager in the New York office and hails from Brooklyn. All things Halloween, yoga, and discovering new music on 8tracks are some of her favorite pastimes. Some artists she could listen to at any moment include Jay-Z, A Tribe Called Quest, and The Roots.http://8tracks.com/KateStone
Ann has had travel, work and life experiences all over the world and is now back in San Francisco playing the Loft Manager/Mamma at the 8tracks home. She's solar powered and swears she can't burn, so she prefers to work from her sunlit workstation in the backyard and spend her summers in Ibiza. She's a risk-taker, but is deathly afraid of clowns, cockroaches and life without music.8tracks.com/Bonanza
Evan is the Sales Planner for the New York office, and comes from the Jersey Shore (yes, that Jersey Shore). Just like every Jersey resident, he believes Bruce Springsteen is the chosen one. While he is not eating up every word the Boss writes, you can find him listenings to any kind of Folk, from Dawes to Dylan.8tracks.com/efalcia
Currently residing in Richmond, VA, Sam is a longtime user whose fanaticism for 8tracks borders on pathological but has recently earned him a spot on the team as a Customer Support Representative.8tracks.com/sam_peterson
Before penning a music blog, David made cassette mixtapes for friends. When he's not consuming music, he's trying to satiate his burrito hunger. Today, he helps grow 8tracks' music community.8tracks.com/thesfcritic
Dustin hails from Asheville NC, the land of mountains, waterfalls, and beer. He recently received his PhD from UC Berkeley in something to do with neurons and statistics. He is now the primary Data Scientist for 8tracks. When not crunching numbers for the team, he's running, contributing to his nerdtastic blogs, or eating tacos in the Mission.theclevermachine.wordpress.com
Maximillian Piras is a designer, artist, & illustrator from New York City. He is a lifelong lover of all kinds of music & always searching for something new. He loves skateboarding & cinema. He also runs an experimental clothing brand called Lost Cat.MXMLLN.com
Matt is an Android Engineer from Indiana. His free time is spent learning as much as possible and jumping out of airplanes. He likes to find ways technology can augment his life, not dominate it.8tracks.com/mmayers-523
Chris is a UX consultant focused on growth and experimentation. He comes to San Francisco from Malaysia via the Midwest and East Coast. He likes R&B and soul, systems thinking, economics, creativity, Liverpool FC, trying new food and watching his kids grow up.8tracks.com/noodlebot
Michel PigassouMichel moved from Paris, France, to work at 8tracks as a back-end developer. He used to play guitar a long time ago. Now he enjoys cooking and discovering new places in San Francisco. 8tracks.com/dagnan
Allison is an Ad Operations Manager at 8tracks, raised in SoCal but now residing in NYC. She enjoys traveling, iPhone photography, and food for pleasure. Volleyball is her lifelong passion. She would make it a full time job but unfortunately can't stack up to the Kerry Walshes of the world. Instead she'll stick to trafficking ads and helping grow the company's ad sales business.8tracks.com/li-allison
Dominic is an Account Executive in the New York 8tracks loft. Armed with a gregarious personality and a creative edge, Dominic builds strong partnerships with leading brands. He has a passion for hip-hop, coffee. and anything related to his hometown of Buffalo, New York. On any given Sunday, you can find Dom tailgating before his beloved Bills take to the gridiron.8tracks.com/dmilitello
Jon Maples is VP of Product for 8tracks. Previously he spent nearly a decade building product and audience at the streaming music service Rhapsody, and helped build several digital media services, including stints at extinct companies like Red Herring and Netscape.8tracks.com/jmaples42
Troy is a Senior Account Executive in Los Angeles. He brings top national brands and 8tracks together so we can continue to deliver 8tracks to you. When he's not working, you'll usually find him playing beach volleyball, at a live concert, or at a bar complaining about the fact that LA still doesn't have a pro football team.8tracks.com/troykeel
Annie is a journalism student from San Luis Obispo interning for the Marketing department over the summer. At any given time, you can find her wearing an egregiously oversized jacket her friends assured her "wasn't worth it". She will tell you what Myers-Briggs type you are whether you want to know or not, and she's spent more hours than she can count watching anime vaporwave skate videos. One day, she'd love to meet Kevin Drew. She has an outdoorsy complex and does not drink nearly enough water. She plans on planning to play drums sometime in the future.8tracks.com/annievain
Jono Kane is a San Francisco-based User Experience Design nerd. He enjoys all forms of design/UI/UX/FEE, webdev, synthesizers, bikes, music production, photography, and his awesome dog.8tracks.com/jonokane
Alan is the product marketing manager at 8tracks. Hailing from a music background, he’s passionate about the digital media ecosystem and bringing new ideas to life. To feed a voracious appetite for music, you’ll find him concocting mix sets, slow-roasting blog posts, and musicking long after dessert.8tracks.com/awakingdream
Michael is our Community Manager who had never had guacamole until this year despite growing up in NYC. In his free time he enjoys being a video game developer, pretending he is good at pool, and petting dogs even though he is allergic.8tracks.com/mtodd2016
Sam is 8tracks' Director of Finance and Operations and resident Brit. He started out in the industry with Warner Music then worked in London as a CPA then private equity investor before moving to San Francisco to study for his MBA at UC Berkeley. He later worked in product at Zynga and led finance at Life360. Sam is a DJ hobbyist, loves a good kick drum, and has found his spiritual home at 8tracks!http://8tracks.com/samfiler
Neil is a designer/developer who works on frontend at 8tracks. He is currently a student at UC Berkeley, and is raising a kitten in his fraternity.http://8tracks.com/neilshankar
Kelley is a software engineer who grew up in NH on her goat farm. She loves cheese, craft beer, and model train set enthusiasts.http://8tracks.com/kscandalous
Monika was born in Poland, raised in Vancouver, and is currently in her last year of uni at Concordia University in Montreal while helping support the 8tracks community as our Customer Support Intern. She speaks, reads, and writes four languages (Polish, English, French and Spanish), so feel free to send her any questions you may have! When she's not working hard for 8tracks or school, she can be found traveling the world.http://8tracks.com/monikatski
Music and Audio have always been Peter's passion and he's thrilled to get back to his roots. Peter spent 10 years working for radio stations and recording studios in Germany, where he's originally from, and even had his own studio for a while. Since moving to San Francisco, he's dedicated his time to developing all kinds of audio codecs and surround sound technology (good times) and is 8tracks' VP of Engineering. In his free time, he enjoys spending time on the water (sailing, rowing, swimming), skiing in the winter, and making music of all sorts.http://8tracks.com/oarheiljer