Ian Rogers

Ian Rogers

Formal First Name
9/28/1972 - present

Ian Rogers is the Chief Experience Officer at Ledger, a leading tech start-up that protects digital assets like cryptocurrency. He is responsible for overseeing the business-to-consumer operations at Ledger. Prior to this, Rogers served as the Chief Digital Officer at LVMH, working with a portfolio of nearly one hundred brands across luxury. In this previous role, he created a uniform strategy for online distribution across LVMH’s brands, including Louis Vuitton, Céline, Dior, and Givenchy.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Rogers had an impressive career in the music tech industry, helping music businesses make the transition to online.
  • He built some of the earliest music-related websites in the early 1990s.
  • He began his career in the industry in 1993 while still a computer student at Indiana University, working for The Beastie Boys.
  • He spent nearly five years running a music service owned by Yahoo in the early 2000s.
  • He served as the chief executive of Topspin Media, a platform that connected artists directly to their fans via the internet, in 2008.
  • He joined music streaming service Beats Music as chief executive in 2013.
  • He joined Apple in 2014 after the company’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Music.
  • While at Apple Music, he led the company's foray into music streaming services.
  • He was instrumental in the creation of the online radio station Beats 1.
  • He departed Apple just two months after the launch of Apple Music, announcing his new position at LVMH shortly after.