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Mike Jbara

Warner Music Group
EVP, Technology & Business Processes

Mike Jbara is Exec. VP of Technology & Business Processes and Warner Music Group and leads the company's global information technology strategy and functions. He is responsible for developing solutions, systems, and procedures that serve the creative and commercial needs of WMG’s employees, artists, and business partners. Jbara previously served as President of Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Worldwide, where he led the growth of ADA’s services to independent labels and artists, expanding the company’s global footprint and nurturing ADA’s unique identity. Prior, he was President and CEO of Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp (WEA Corp.). In this position, Jbara oversaw WEA and ADA’s day-to-day operations, including retail sales, direct-to-consumer sales and operations, merchandise sales, retail marketing, production and distribution. Before being named President and CEO, Jbara served as WEA’s Exec. VP and COO, and before that, from 2003 to 2005, he served as VP of Production and Media Operations, where he oversaw the company’s U.S. production and global digital operations. In 2001, Jbara moved to Burbank, CA to become VP of Operations and Studio Services, where he was instrumental in the creation of WEA’s online music and in-house studio operations, which performs audio preparation, digital mastering and content quality control. Jbara joined WEA in 1996 as VP of Production Operations. Before joining WEA, Jbara was a Sr. Manager in the New York-based Media and Entertainment Practice at Andersen Consulting. In this role, Jbara launched a number of client projects across consumer and industrial product industries.