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Samu Rast

SyncFloor Hires Samu Rast (ex-Anthem Entertainment, Jingle Punks, BMG) as Head of Sales


SyncFloor, the commercial music licensing platform, has hired Samu Rast to head its sales team. Samu comes to SyncFloor after stints at the production music house Anthem Entertainment / Jingle Punks and at BMG.

Rast will apply his strong music sales background to SyncFloor’s unique catalog of commercially released, high-caliber music from around the world, music ready to license for ads, podcasts, and fitness applications. Based in New York, Rast will ensure SyncFloor continues to grow and find new customers for its easy-to-license, compelling repertoire.

“We’re thrilled to have Samu joining SyncFloor to build out our fitness book while driving expansion in our media and podcasting business, all spaces in which he has significant relevant experience,” says Kirt Debique, SyncFloor CEO and co-founder.

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SyncFloor’s innovative, independent approach is exciting for Rast, who savors stoking growth in new areas and with new models: “I’ve been waiting for a platform to emerge that will completely change the experience of licensing commercial music, and I’m pleased to say that SyncFloor is that platform. Kirt and Cestjon [McFarland, SyncFloor co-founder] have built a marketplace that provides an unparalleled search experience and removes the friction and uncertainty from the process of licensing commercial music. I’m thrilled to join such a talented team and look forward to helping grow SyncFloor into the #1 platform for licensing commercial music.”

About SyncFloor

SyncFloor is a B2B platform providing licensed access to high-quality commercial music for use by businesses and creators. Built around the concept of natural language music search, SyncFloor has created an intuitive and innovative engine for music discovery, enabling creatives of all kinds to easily find and secure rights to independent music from around the world. Founded by Kirt Debique and Cestjon McFarland, the team is passionate about music and its potential to transform businesses and lift narratives.

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