Recording artist and venture capitalist D.A. Wallach brings music and startup knowledge to Layer3 TV.
In its pursuit to bring consumers a one-of-a-kind, personalized entertainment experience, Layer3 TV announced the addition of recording artist, entrepreneur and investor D.A. Wallach to its Content Advisory Board. The Content Advisory Board, lead by Layer3 TV’s Chief Content Officer Lindsay Gardner, advises the company on content deals and relationships. Current members include Brian Brady, John Hane, Preston Padden, Michael Regan, Sean Riley, Jeff Sherwin, and Dave Shull.
If innovation occurs at the crossroads of different fields, we are thrilled to have D.A., and his knowledge of music and startups, have a seat at our table,” said Lindsay Gardner, chief content officer for Layer3 TV. “He understands the value of delivering content that resonates with consumers, and his perspective will be critical as we build the ultimate entertainment experience.” Adds Wallach: “Sitting in between content and technology in Los Angeles, I have been watching Layer3 TV grow for a few years. It’s a privilege to join this amazing team and advise them on music integration into the living room and the future of entertainment.
A recording artist and songwriter, D.A. Wallach was discovered by Kanye West and Pharrell Williams. As half of the indie pop duo, Chester French, Wallach has released three full-length albums, been featured in GQ, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and served as Spotify’s official Artist in Residence. His solo album, Time Machine, was released in October 2015. In 2016, Wallach made his feature film debut in La La Land.
Beyond music and film, Wallach is a partner in Inevitable Ventures, an investment partnership he co-found with multibillionaire Ron Burkle that supports radical entrepreneurs in areas ranging from health care to labor. He advises several start-up technology companies, including SpaceX, Doctor on Demand, Ripple Labs, and Spotify where he was the official Artist in Residence.
Wallach was named one of its “30 Under 30” by Forbes and “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company.
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