Claudius Boller is the Managing Director for Middle East and Africa (MEA) at Spotify. Since joining Spotify in 2017, Claudius has been instrumental in planning Spotify’s entry into the Middle East and Africa. He oversees business strategy and operations as well as roll out in new territories. Claudius has a wealth of industry and market experience, having spent seven years working at Universal Music Group. During this time, he headed Digital Business, Business Development and Brand Partnerships in his role as Vice President. Prior to his role at Universal Music Group, Claudius was Vice President of Business Development at Bertelsmann/Arvato leading the group’s digital entertainment and investment strategy in MEA and India.