/// Erin Clift, VP Global Sales Development at Spotify
As Vice President of Global Sales Development, Erin Clift is responsible for revenue expansion and strategy, brand partnerships, agency programs, and industry marketing. She and her team develop creative solutions for brands and evangelize the Spotify platform as an innovative way to connect marketers to their consumers.
Erin came to Spotify from AOL, where she was in charge of Branded Experiences and Partnerships. In her role, she oversaw relationships with top talent and production companies including Heidi Klum, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Marlo Thomas, BermanBraun, Vuguru, and the teen site Cambio, a joint partnership with The Jonas Group and MGX Lab. Prior to this, Erin ran Global Sales Development, where she and her team expanded the company’s ability to provide deep insights and industry knowledge to clients and partners, and increased marketing presence in the media industry.
Before joining AOL, Erin held various leadership positions in advertising sales for Google. As Director of North American Agency Relations, she was responsible for Google’s business strategy, marketing and learning programs and overall revenue management from advertising agencies. Previously, Clift spent more than five years responsible for the strategy, marketing and revenue management for Google’s North American business-to-business media practice.
Prior to Google, Clift spent 10 years working in various marketing and media consulting roles, including Director of Marketing at Oprah.com. Clift also has held both marketing and consulting roles at Neoglyphics Media Corporation and American National Bank (now part of JP Morgan Chase).
A frequent speaker on topics related to media, marketing and industry advertising trends, Clift also serves on the board of the DMG Media Board of Governors and the (AEF) Advertising Educational Foundation as well as several local charities.