What we do
Based in Los Angeles, CA, SourceAudio is a white label B2B music technology platform for publishers, labels, broadcasters, production companies, and creative agencies. Iconic brands across the media landscape leverage SourceAudio's industry leading music search, distribution, licensing, monitoring, and management capabilities to generate revenue, enhance creative, and maximize efficiencies. SourceAudio's network-based approach for buyer, publisher, and sub publisher connectivity in one cloud based ecosystem is revolutionizing the music-for-commercial media supply chain.
As a 17-year veteran of post-production marketing, Dan has worked in almost all facets of the post-production arena while always staying close to his primary idiom of music production and licensing.
His musical background also includes a degree in Music from U.C.L.A and laundry list of musical projects as a performing musician and music director.
Prior to joining ZelnickMedia, Mr. Siegler was president/COO of Knowledge Broadcasting, an internet content and technology company backed by Larry Ellison and Michael Milken's Knowledge Universe. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Siegler founded and ran the television production entity Granada America, a division of ITV plc. ITV is the largest broadcast production/distribution company in the UK.
From 1987 to 1994, Mr. Siegler was president of Columbia Pictures Television and oversaw the combined television operations of the studio when it was renamed Sony Television. At the conclusion of his presidency, Mr. Siegler was involved as an operating partner, a board member, or a seed investor in several game and internet ventures, including Tsunami Media, American Cybercast, Netscape Communications, and Pandora Music
Mr. Siegler began his television career at the CBS television network where he was vice president of drama and vice president of comedy. Following CBS, he became senior vice president of Warner Bros Television, where he oversaw the creative affairs of that studio until 1986. That year he left Warner Bros to start a television division for TriStar Pictures, the first new studio in Hollywood in nearly 50 years. That venture eventually merged with Columbia Pictures.
Mr. Siegler holds an M.F.A. in theatre arts from Brandeis University, an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Toronto, and a B.A. in Literature and Philosophy from Union College (Phi Beta Kappa). He also attended the American Film Institute under a directing fellowship.
Kitchin was one of the founders of Premiere Radio that launched in October 1987. He began his career at the company as the executive vice president of sales. In 1998 at the age of 37, he assumed the role of President/COO, one of the youngest in the country to run a $300 multi-million-plus radio company. Taking notice of his quick assent, a leading trade publication named him one of the most powerful men in radio in 1999. He remained on that prestigious list during his nine year tenure as President/COO at Premiere Radio.
No stranger to talent management, Kitchin directed and oversaw all talk and music programming and services, featuring Rush Limbaugh, Delilah, Jim Rome, Glenn Beck, Casey Kasem, Bill Handel, Ryan Seacrest, Bob (Kevoian) and Tom (Griswold), Steve Harvey, Whoopi Goldberg, Blair Garner, George Noory, Maria Bartiromo, Ty Pennington, John Boy and Billy, Matt Drudge, Art Bell, Donald Trump, Big Tigger, Bob Costas, and others. In addition, he supervised Premiere Radio's other properties: Mediabase 24/7, the industry's leading music monitoring service, MJI Programming, and FOX Sports Radio.
Prior to joining Premiere Radio, Kitchin was sales manager of the Katz Radio Group Network in Los Angeles. He also served in station management at WFMK-FM in Lansing, Michigan, and KTYD-FM in Santa Barbara, California.
Kitchin serves as Chairman of the National Radio Hall of Fame and is a Board Member of the Museum of Broadcast Communications. He also serves on the Board of both Operation Hope and Point Hope.
Prior to joining Viacom, Jordan was the Chief Financial Officer of IFILM Corp, which was sold to MTV Networks in 2005. Jordan has also served as Vice President, Business Development at a startup action sports production company and as a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Strategic Planning Department of The Walt Disney Company, where he assessed business opportunities in the television, theatrical, and online spaces.
Jordan holds a Masters of Science degree in Operations Research and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, both from Stanford University.
After graduating UCLA with a BS in business administration, he worked at Transamerica as a securities analyst for 5 years and then, after being awarded a MBA at USC, held positions with NWQ Investment Management, Damon Labs, and Motel 6 before managing his personal and other assets as Emerson Investment Group for over 40 years, with assets under management in excess of $150 million.
Skill sets include great familiarity with public markets and the ability to intensively analyze the fundamentals of any business looking for GARP growth at reasonable price opportunities.