Susan Genco
Dean's Advisory Board

Co-President of The Azoff Company

Susan Genco is Co-President of The Azoff Company, working alongside industry veteran, Irving Azoff.  Susan’s responsibilities include oversight and management of a diverse portfolio of entertainment companies along with the company’s strategic and legislative efforts.  The Azoff Company portfolio includes Full Stop Management, Global Music Rights, Iconic Artists Group and Oak View Group, among others.  Susan is a Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law where she has taught “Music Law” since 2012 and, in addition, is a founder of the Music Industry Clinic at UCLA School of Law. She was proud to be selected for Billboard Magazine’s “Power 100” and featured in Billboard Magazine’s “Women in Music: The 100 Most Powerful Executives” as one of the Executives of Year.  Prior to joining The Azoff Company, Susan held a variety of executive positions including Executive Vice President, Global Music Rights; Head of Business Affairs & Music for Guitar Hero, a division of Activision/Blizzard; Senior Vice President of Business Affairs at Warner Bros. Records Inc.; Senior Vice President, Business Affairs and Operations, Capitol/EMI and Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Arista Records, under the tutelage of Clive Davis.

Susan received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A., Summa Cum Laude/Phi Bet Kappa, in Economics from Wellesley College where her studies included one year at the London School of Economics.  She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.  Susan serves on the KCRW Foundation Board, the Music Artists Coalition Board (Treasurer) and the Executive Committee of the Entertainment Law Initiative of The Recording Academy. In addition, Susan is a Founder & Co-Chair of The XX Fund and a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council.

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