Willard Ahdritz, Sas Metcalfe and Kobalt's key players on Kobalt Music's publishing revolution

Mark Sutherland

How does Kobalt CEO Willard Ahdritz love the music business? Let him count the ways…

The Swedish founder of Kobalt Music is revealing what he put himself and his team through to turn the company from a tech-driven music publishing start-up to a company capable of competing with – not to mention getting under the skin of – the biggest music companies in the world.

“I’ve done 1,500 flights myself,” he grins. “Had 5,000 interfaces out in the world. We ...

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