Tony Rigg interviews Denzyl Feigelson (CEO & Co-Founder of Platoon)
Denzyl is the co-founder and CEO of Platoon, a platform for exceptional, independent artists. Denzyl has been a special advisor to Apple Inc and iTunes since being recruited by Steve Jobs in 2001. He has had a hand in landmark developments such as iTunes Global, Apple Music, the launch of iTunes in over 17 countries and the establishment and curation of the hugely successful Apple Music festival. Previously, Denzyl was the founder and CEO of Artists Without a Label (AWAL), a pure-play digital music label representing over 20,000 artists and Buzzdeck. An accomplished musician and trained music therapist, Denzyl helped manage Paul Simon’s album “Graceland” and produced the first grand-scale multi-racial “Concert in the Park” in New York City in 1982.
Tony Rigg is a music industry professional and academic affiliated with the University of Central Lancashire. He has a substantial pedigree and track record of success in the music industry gained through senior management roles in market-leading organisations, including Operations Director for Ministry of Sound. He has overseen the management of more than one hundred music venues, thousands of music events and has a chart pedigree as a musician and producer.
Tony is a member of the Association of Electronic Music (AFEM) and the Creative Communities Group.