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Jay Boberg

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Chairman, Isolation Network. Chairman, VADIO.

In 1979, at the age of 20, Jay co-founded one of the most prominent independent music labels - I.R.S. Records. Driven by such signings as R.E.M., Oingo Boingo, the Go-Gos, English Beat and Fine Young Cannibals; I.R.S. attained more than $500 million global sales, before being acquired by Thorn/EMI in 1993. One year later, Mr. Boberg left the indie world to serve as president of MCA/Universal Music Publishing, where he reshaped and re-staffed the company, achieving immediate success with Alanis Morissette. Eighteen months later he was appointed president of MCA Records where he presided for 10 years; signing and developing artists as diverse as Blink 182, New Radicals, Sublime, The Roots, Common, Mary J. Blige, Sigur Ros, Shaggy and Drive Thru Records. In 2005, Mr. Boberg established Liberation Entertainment, an independent film and television company, which achieved numerous global successes. Since 2010, Jay has been chairman of Isolation Network. He has been an active voice in the growth of this company - leading acquisition efforts, spearheading strategy and key advisor to the operating management team. Mr. Boberg is also currently chairman of VADIO - a rising tech company in the content space.

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