Mike is the CEO of music tech startup MQA Ltd and serves on its board of directors. Before joining MQA in 2016, Mike held several executive roles within the Warner Music Group including President of WEA Corp and ADA, Head of Studios and Digital Operations, and EVP, Technology. Before joining Warner, Jbara was a leader in the New York-based Media and Entertainment Practice at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
Mike has been at the forefront of the music industry’s digital transformation including establishing the first global digital supply chain and being a founding board member of DDEX. He continues to serve on the board of multiple privately held companies. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Outside of work you can find Mike mentoring and advocating for the development of his hometown of Detroit, coaching youth sports and buying equipment to support his cooking habit.
Mike is a great person to talk with about:
Managing Finances and Operations
Managing Boards and Investors
Media Asset Rights and Licensing