Todd Moscowitz

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Todd Moscowitz
Nationality American
Occupation CEO, music industry executive

Todd Moscowitz is a music industry executive. He co-founded 300 Entertainment and previously he has worked for Def Jam and served as a co-president and CEO of Warner Bros. Records.


After graduating from NYU, Moscowitz worked as a lawyer in the mergers and acquisitions department of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom for a year before being asked by Lyor Cohen to rejoin the company as the head of Rush Communications, the holding company for all of Cohen and partner Russell Simmons entertainment assets.[1]

Moscowitz took the titles of President of Def Jam Music Publishing, President of Def Jam Interactive Gaming, and a member of the Board of Directors of Phat Farm Inc. One year later the title of SVP of Business Affairs for Def Jam Records.[2] [3] Shortly thereafter, he was elevated to the title of General Manager of Def Jam Records.[4] In 2000 after overseeing the sale of Def Jam Records to Universal Music Group and the subsequent merger of the staffs, Moscowitz left to rejoin his old friends Lighty and Scott at Violator. In 2004 he became the President of Asylum Records.[5]

Todd Moscowitz later served as co-president and CEO of Warner Bros. Records from September 14, 2010 to January 2013.[6][7][8][9]

In 2013, he co-founded independent label, 300 Entertainment with Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles in partnership with Twitter.[10][11] The label currently includes Fetty Wap, Young Thug, Migos, Eric Bellinger, Rich The Kid, Alex Winston, Jacquie Lee, Highly Suspect and Panama, among others.

In late 2016, he founded Cold Heat Records, which later renamed to Alamo Records, under Interscope Records.[12] He later signed Smokepurpp and Wifisfuneral to the label.[13][14]

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