Nicholas Ball is an experienced Ad Operations expert with over 8 years of experience at Spotify. During his tenure at the massively successful streaming service, he has earned the title of Head of Label, InHouse and Podcast Ad Operations. His area of specialty is assisting labels in promoting their artists on Spotify in innovative ways. Nicholas has skillfully managed a global, growing team that offers market-specific support to their partners.
Nicholas began his professional journey studying Economics and Management, Social Sciences at the University of Bristol. During his time at university, he achieved a BSc. (Hons) in Economics and Management with a 2:1 grade. Before joining Spotify, Nicholas gained experience as a Strategy Intern at Grapple Mobile and worked as a Remote Sensing Analyst at Ordnance Survey.
As for his expertise, Nicholas Ball's skills are focused on Ad Operations within the music streaming and podcasting industry. The skills he has honed include managing a growing team of global support staff, providing market-specific support, and developing successful advertising campaigns for artists and record labels. Additionally, he has strong analytical skills and is well-versed in using data and metrics to drive strategic decision-making.