Jesse Burton is a director, development executive and executive producer living in Los Angeles. He is currently the Head of Music Originals at Spotify, overseeing the strategic and creative development of original content within the company's flagship playlists, including RapCaviar, Hot Country, and Viva Latino. He is also responsible for a portfolio of original podcasts (including The Joe Budden Podcast, Dissect, Stay Free: The Story of the Clash and the upcoming Jemele Hill is Unbothered podcast) and recorded music programs (including Spotify Singles).
Previously, he worked at BuzzFeed and Bloomberg. His work has been featured in AdAge, Variety, Rolling Stone, The Verge, Engadget, the Hollywood Reporter, and so on. Commercial clients include Amazon, United Airlines, Purina, Budlight, Hyundai, Ford, Disney, Hasbro and Carnival Cruises.
He has a spectacular wife and two lazy, ungrateful cats.