Brian "Z" Zisook is a music industry veteran and the co-founder of Audiomack, an artist-first music streaming and audio discovery platform. With 30 million monthly active users worldwide, Audiomack is a leading player in the music streaming space.
As the SVP of Operations, Zisook leads a team of 10 across three continents, overseeing and managing relationships with 200-plus record labels and distribution partners, including UMG, WMG, SME, and over 80 Merlin members.
Before co-founding Audiomack, Zisook was the VP of DJBooth, a New York-based digital music publication and media house he co-founded with Audiomack co-founder David Macli. Over 19 years, Zisook and Macli grew DJBooth from a small niche website into an industry leader in long-form music journalism. At its peak, DJBooth generated 8 million page views monthly, and its annual revenue exceeded one million dollars. DJBooth entered into a content partnership with Audiomack in 2020.
Zisook's extensive experience in the music industry includes conducting over 500 interviews with artists and industry professionals over 13 years. Interviewees include J. Cole, Big Sean, Rick Ross, John Legend, Nipsey Hussle, DJ Khaled, and Anderson .Paak, among others.
In recognition of his contributions to the music industry, Zisook was selected to join the Recording Academy as part of their new member class in 2022.