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Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA


Cait O'Riordan (Financial Times)
3:45pm–4:05pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: LL20 A.
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As the number of ways to discover and listen to music increases, Shazam’s data becomes even more powerful in predicting music tastes/fashions. Labels/artists/radio stations increasingly look to Shazam to predict what the next big hit or summer smash will be. Shazam also uses its usage data to create new product opportunities.

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Cait O'Riordan

Financial Times

Cait O’Riordan is the Financial Time’s (FT) chief product and information officer (CPIO). She’s responsible for platform and product strategy, development and operations across the FT Group, working in close partnership with editorial and commercial teams. She’s on the FT executive board, which is responsible for the company’s global strategy and performance. Previously, Cait led the BBC’s digital product development for the London 2012 Olympics and played a central role in the user and revenue growth of music app company Shazam.