Donna Ross-Jones is a highly skilled, creative, and analytical leader in the music industry, with expertise in music publishing, IP management, media creation, and public speaking. She studied Business Entrepreneur Program, Business at the University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, where she honed her skills in teamwork, consensus building, and marketing.
Donna's leadership spans a diverse set of strengths, from cultivating inclusion and diversity, to business development, strategic partnerships, and operations. She has a passion for music and has dedicated her career to building a business that creates opportunities for music creatives to make a living doing what they love. She has won multiple awards, including recognition for her entrepreneurial spirit and thought leadership across multiple industries.
With expertise in global music acquisition, music supervision, music-related contracts, music licensing, and music clearance, Donna has managed the music/intellectual property administration across traditional and OTT platforms. In addition, she has experience producing content/campaigns in the cause space and advocating at the local and state political levels. As a public speaker, Donna has delivered talks on topics related to women business owners and children with special needs, and is an influencer blogger with over 3 million readers on Autism Day by Day.