President & COO
The Viability of Vinyl: The Business and Essentials of Today’s Growing Vinyl Market
Tuesday, March 17th
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lloyd Starr is the President and COO for Vinyl Me, Please recently named one of Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Music Companies in the World, INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Top 50 Companys to Watch in Colorado.
Lloyd was the former President and COO of Beatport. He was one of Beatport’s first employees, starting with the company in 2003 before the site launched as a founding software developer. During his tenure, Beatport won several accolades for quality and growth. Before his exit, Starr played a key role in selling Beatport for $70MM.
Since Beatport, Lloyd has taken several interim and advisory positions including the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, Vice President at Native Instruments, CTO at SuiteHop, FaderPro, Velocity Plus and Board of NineDotArts.
Raised in a small town in Washington state, Starr became hooked on dance music after discovering Mushroom Jazz while visiting San Francisco. He currently lives in Denver with his wife, daughter, son and dog (Zappa). He is an avid runner and blackbelt martial artist.