Head of Spotify Studios | Spotify
Courtney Holt serves as Head of Spotify Studios. At Spotify Studios, Courtney finds unique ways to connect consumers with culture through unique and differentiated content, and creating an experience that is seamlessly embedded into the overall user experience at Spotify.
Courtney has been instrumental in developing dynamic and original podcast content, including Stay Free: The Story of the Clash, Jemele Hill is Unbothered, Dissect and The Joe Budden Podcast. His efforts in content partnerships include a multi-series exclusive deal with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions.
Prior to joining Spotify in 2017, he was EVP, Advanced Media Strategy at The Walt Disney Company where he oversaw corporate strategy, business development, brand partnerships and commercial development. Courtney has held senior roles at Maker Studio, News Corp. Digital, MySpace, Viacom and Universal Music, and began his career as a producer and director of music videos and commercials.