Josh Deutsch

Adjunct Instructor

Downtown Music Chairman, CEO and co-founder Josh Deutsch oversees Downtown Records, Downtown Music Publishing, Downtown Music Services (DMS), Songtrust, and is Chairman of, the premiere on line music discovery site.

Deutsch, who was previously Senior Vice President, A&R at Virgin Records and also served as Executive Vice President at Elektra Entertainment and Vice President, A&R at Capital Records, has been responsible for over 25 million albums sold, discovering and overseeing the recording careers of artists including Gnarls Barkley, Cold War Kids, Jason Mraz, Justice, Santigold, Jet, Lenny Kravitz, Third Eye Blind and Megadeth, among many others. In A&R and marketing capacities, he has worked with a wide range of other top-selling and critically hailed artists from Metallica and Mos Def to A Perfect Circle and Natalie Merchant.

Mr. Deutsch graduated from Brown University and attended New York University's Stern School of Business.