SoundExchange promotes Tim Dadson to General Counsel

Tim Dadson, who joined SoundExchange in 2012 as Assistant General Counsel, and was made Deputy General Counsel in 2017, has been promoted to General Counsel. He will report directly to President and CEO Michael Huppe.

Dadson will oversee the comprehensive legal functions of the organization, including regulatory issues, enforcement programs, rate proceedings, corporate governance, compliance, and beyond.  Dadson will also serve as the chief legal advisor to SoundExchange and will form part of the executive team reporting to Huppe.

At the same time, Brieanne Jackson has been promoted to Deputy General Counsel from Assistant General Counsel, Licensing & Enforcement. She has been with the organization for 10 years.

“It is an exciting time at SoundExchange as we innovate technology solutions, grow our suite of fintech services, and expand our data capabilities to empower creators everywhere,” said Huppe. “Tim is an exceptional leader with more than two decades of experience that will help support our transformation by leading the legal team at this critical juncture. I look forward to working more closely with him as we continue to improve how the industry enables the creative community.”

“I am thrilled to continue my journey at SoundExchange during this exciting period of transformation at the organization,” said Dadson. “The importance of music in our lives is clearer today than ever before, and I am looking forward to building a tech-first future of music that empowers creators and values the incredible contributions they make to the world.”


Brad Hill