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Gudrun Schweppe © Bochinski/YouTube

Head of Music Youtube/Google as guest at the Popakademie

11. November 2022

On Tuesday, November 15th 2022, at 6 p.m., Gudrun Schweppe, Head of Music DACH at YouTube/Google Germany will be a guest at the Open House at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg. In conversation with Business Director and CEO Michael Herberger, the topic will be "Where (the) music grows: YouTube Music, a place for the Future of the Music Industry"

"I am delighted to welcome Gudrun Schweppe, a key figure at the intersection of BigTech and music in the German-speaking world, to our company" says Michael Herberger, Business Director & CEO of Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Gudrun Schweppe was born in South Africa and has been the first female Head of Music YouTube in Germany since April 2021. The manager has been with the Google Group since 2012. First for the video platform YouTube as Head of Music Licensing/ Publishing for the EMEA region and most recently as Head of Music Publishing Partnerships for YouTube and Google Play. After her studies at Berlin's Humboldt University, she first made stops at the former BMG, Jamba, Fox Mobile and Jesta Digital.

At the open house events, personalities and celebrities discuss innovative topics from culture, science and business. The series of events is open to all interested parties. Admission is free.

Open House with Gudrun Schweppe
November 15th 2022
Start: 6 p.m., room 001, free admission.
Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, Hafenstraße 33, 68159 Mannheim, Germany