Andrew Batey is the CEO of Beatdapp, a blockchain application that helps music labels and artists track their songs and collect royalties. He also teaches Advertising and Marketing at Trinity Western University and is an advisor to multiple startups in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Prior to being a technology executive, Andrew helped launch and promote multiple top 10 (iTunes & Billboard chart) musicians, major brands, and successful web properties. Over the last 10 years, Andrew served as an executive at various technology companies. He was the VP of Growth at BuildDirect, a B2C and B2B home renovation e-commerce website, marketplace, and heavy goods supply chain logistics company. The Head of Growth at EasyMarkit, a Vancouver-based patient communication SaaS in the medical industry. The Chief Marketing Officer at Spinlister, a peer-to-peer action sports sharing economy with inventory and users from over 100 countries. His projects have been featured over 4,000 times in publications including Mashable, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Wired, The Guardian, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch. I’ve also presented on digital marketing, marketplace dynamics, and sharing economies at conferences like SXSW, SHARE, and ClickZ.