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Managing Director of Spotify Europe, Middle East and Africa
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Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Jane Huxley is the former Managing Director of Spotify Australia and current Managing Direcotr of SPotify Europe, Middle East and Africa, where she is responsible for developing and executing strategic plans that combine the company’s global efforts with the nuances of the local markets. During her time at Spotify, Jane she draws on her 25 years of strategic business, marketing, sales and change management in the Asia Pacific region as well as her experience at Pandora.
Jane's experience in identifying and transitioning companies to digital based business was heavily cultivated in her prior role at Fairfax Media, Australia's largest news, information and community website group, where she held the position of CEO and Publisher for the Digital Division (Metropolitan). In this role, Jane led the product, mobile, video and online business approaches and oversaw the online technology, creative, marketing and online editorial divisions.
Within her career, Jane has held several senior positions with some of the biggest national and international technology lifestyle brands and initiatives, such as Microsoft, Vodafone and Earth Hour, where she has worked across technical, sales and marketing arms of the businesses.
Amongst many marketing and business qualifications, Jane is also Graduate (GAICD) of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a degree in Change Management from AGSM.
Jane is passionate about her work at Spotify: bringing free streaming music to people around Australia that can be uniquely customised to each listener.