Robert Ellin (52)


Rob is the founder, CEO, and chairman of LiveXLive Media, Inc., driving the company's overall strategy and leading both the LiveXLive and Slacker business units. Rob developed the concept for LiveXLive and founded the company in 2015, raising the initial capital and negotiating festival and distribution rights.

He led the acquisition of Slacker Radio and took LiveXLive public in December 2017. Rob is also the founder and managing director of Trinad Management, a Los Angeles-based hedge fund. A long-time believer - and investor - in transformative digital technology and media, Rob has launched, sold, and taken public dozens of ventures, and overseen investments in gaming companies Majesco and THQ, as well as Jaxx Pacific and many others.

Prior to founding LiveXLive, Rob was the Chairman of Mandalay Digital, where he worked with business partner Peter Guber to successfully take the company public. He also ran, and then sold, Internet media company iWon to Barry Diller's IAC. Rob began his career in finance, working at Eli Rothschild in institutional sales before moving to Lombard Securities. A New York native, he is a graduate of Pace University.

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