McDaniels is the CEO of Beatport and venture advisor at Dubai-based investment company TechInvest. Originally a DJ, McDaniels founded INgrooves in 2002, where he served as CEO until 2014. (INgrooves manages North American digital distribution for Universal Music Group, as well as thousands of indie artists and labels.) In 2017, McDaniels joined Beatport. He has led the company during a period of growth, which includes the launch of Beatsource (Beatport and DJcity‘s digital music service for open-format DJs).
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