Kjartan Slette

About Kjartan Slette

Kjartan Slette is the COO and Co-Founder of Unacast. As an experienced team builder, contract negotiator, and strategist, Kjartan is used to building high-performance teams that can execute and excel in complex industries. Kjartan is motivated by launching global products that fundamentally change industries, as he has previously done in the music industry. Kjartan Slette was part of the founding team in TIDAL, launched globally as the first HiFi lossless global streaming service and acquired by Jay Z and now by Jack Dorsey from Twitter and Square. In TIDAL, Kjartan was part of the management team and was responsible for all contract negotiations with the music labels as well as right holders. Kjartan built a strong team with previous staff now in Apple and Sony Music and secured the necessary licenses for TIDAL to launch globally, managing a vast amount of partners and economically complex contractual frameworks. Kjartan also launched RADR Music News, a VEVO/YouTube competitor that brings fully licensed ad-fuelled music videos to publishers. To foster innovation in the music industry, Kjartan co-founded MashUP, an innovation hub within music and technology. Educated from Copenhagen Business School and awarded “Top 100 Young Leader in Norway”.