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Ethan Kaplan

Chief Product Officer - Digital, Fender Music

Los Angeles

Ethan Kaplan is the Chief Product Officer - Digital at Fender Music. Prior to Fender, Kaplan was the Head of Product/Technology at Live Nation Labs and SVP of Technology for Warner Music Group and Warner Bros. Records. Ethan holds a Masters of Fine Art from UC Santa Barbara and in the distant past spent many years in publishing at the Orange County Register. Kaplan got his start in the music business running the largest fan-site for the now retired band R.E.M., which he started at 16 and closed last year. He and the band are good friends, and accordingly "Almost Famous" is one of his favorite movies.

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