CINCINNATI (June 26th, 2019) – Cincinnati Music Accelerator, Ohio’s first music career accelerator dedicated to music creatives, announced today the appointment of Clare Warden as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective immediately. Warden currently works in Product Management at 84.51˚, a Kroger company, and has a long history of leading teams towards the successful development of several different platforms. She will report directly to Kick Lee, CMA’s President, and CEO. As CTO, Warden will be responsible for setting a vision for fueling the organization through the use of technology, evolving CMA’s digital platform and assets, providing strategic guidance, driving product innovation, maintaining a consumer-focused outlook and aiding in the delivering of IT projects.
“Clare’s experience and technical expertise make her the ideal choice to lead Cincinnati Music Accelerator (CMA) as we evolve in an era of technology,” said Kick Lee, President, and CEO of CMA. “As the music industry grows, she will play a vital role in making our platforms the de facto standard for helping Cincinnati build itself into a music city. I’m thrilled to welcome Clare to the team and look forward to her contributions to CMA’s continued growth.”
“Joining CMA is an opportunity to pioneer a new breed of digital platforms, designed around the unique requirements of the music industry that keep the musician at the forefront,” said Clare. “I look forward to helping create what may very well change the way musicians view themselves, and that which supports their need for tools and services that are tailored to their specific lifestyle. It’s an exciting time to introduce new solutions that allow music creatives to become entrepreneurs in a simple, scalable and cost-efficient manner.”