John Kilpatrick

Product Manager at Songkick
jkpmgmt@gmail.com
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+447790737713
Highly motivated, results-driven Product Manager with 4+ years of experience, specialised in music/music industry technology.
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Work Experience

Songkick

Product Manager
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Apr, 2019 - Current

Songkick has been a trusted home for live music since 2007. Right now, more than 15 million music fans across the globe use Songkick to track their favorite artists, discover concerts, and buy tickets with confidence.

At Songkick I manage a crossfunctional team of 7, responsible for taking new products to market (B2B+B2C) Typical focus areas include early-stage discovery, validation, prototyping, and building for scale from MVP to V1 and beyond. Products conceived and shipped include:

  • Songkick Presales
  • Songkick Campaigns
  • Songkick Livestream Concerts

Instrumental.

Special Projects
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Sep, 2018 - Feb, 2019

Instrumental uses machine learning to generate performance metrics for independent artists. Instrumental's mission is to use that data to match talent to industry partners to drive their mutual commercial growth.

At Instrumental I was a product manager delivering prototype solutions to enterprise clients.

  • Key partners: Republic Records, Island Records, Live Nation UK, Paradigm UK
  • Management of an in-house data science team
  • Reported directly to CEO

Instrumental.

Product Manager
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Feb, 2016 - Sep, 2018

Product owner of the Instrumental scouting platform: Talent AI

  • Worked within a distributed team on web/mobile.
  • Scaled from 1 to 30 clients in a year
  • Early prototype of the platform led to the signing of Calum Scott - hit single ‘Dancing On My Own’, biggest breakout male UK artist 2016.

Kantar Worldpanel

Category Analyst
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Jul, 2015 - Feb, 2016

Kantar is the world's leading evidence-based insights and consulting company.

As a Category Analyst, I provided data and insight reporting to a leading UK FMCG brand.

Iowa State University Study Abroad Center

Peer Advisor
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Aug, 2013 - May, 2014

Advised Iowa State students on study abroad programmes and internships.

Education

University of Exeter

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Management with Marketing w/ International Study 2:1
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2011 - 2015

Iowa State University

International Study Exchange, Business Specials
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2013 - 2014

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

A Levels: A*AA
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2005 - 2011

Music

Ultra Music Publishing Europe

Writer / Producer
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Dec, 2017 - Current

Producer / Writer signed with Ultra Music publishing Europe.

Writing creds: XY&O, Marna, JKP, Alex TBH, Benji Lewis, Stealth, Ellie Rose, Shem Thomas, Ross Quinn

Sync creds: Shiseido Cosmetics, Nuco