Rob Lewis is Chief Executive Officer of Magic Works, the company behind Electric Jukebox which creates fun and easy-to-use music streaming products for the home. The company’s first product, Electric Jukebox, turns your TV into a jukebox with millions of songs to enjoy with instant access to all the best albums, songs, charts and celebrity mixtapes – and all without a monthly subscription. It makes music streaming as easy as putting on a CD or switching on the radio, opening the technology up to new audiences.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Lewis has founded multiple music and technology companies over the last 25 years. As Founder CEO of B2B music service provider Omnifone, he secured the world’s first international licensing for unlimited music services on mobile devices with all four major music labels and leading independents in 2007 and went on to build international music services in over 35 countries for the likes of Telenor, Vodafone, 3, Sony, Blackberry, Sky, SiriusXM, HP, Lenovo and BMW.
Lewis was a 2009 Ernst & Young UK Entrepreneur of the Year, PwC UK Technology and a Innovation & Growth Awards 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year. Lewis was also named a Mobile Entertainment magazine Top 50 mobile content executive and a Mobile magazine Power 50 executive in 2008, as well as a Billboard magazine Top 10 Mobile Music Executive in 2007.
Lewis also founded Business & Technology Magazine (sold to Dennis Publishing) and along with Omnifone co-founders Phil Sant and Mark Knight, founded internet software developer Cromwell Media (sold to InterX for £850m in 2000). He was also the founder and CEO of Silicon.com (later sold to CNET Networks) and its sister companies, Paris-based Silicon.fr and Munich-based Silicon.de. The Electric Jukebox Company is headquartered in London, England.