David Slitzky is the Director of Music Development and Special Projects at Epidemic Sound. He leads a team of problem-solvers, communicators, and analysts to set, communicate, and optimize Epidemic Sound's music acquisition strategy, creating the data-driven framework to fuel global A&R while spearheading music-specific special projects, such as SFX licensing and music creator engagements. David has a background in music production and is a GRAMMY-nominated audio engineer, collaborating with artists such as The Roots, Travis Scott, Usher, Elvis Costello, Eric Harland, and D’Angelo. Epidemic Sound is paving the way for creators — from YouTubers to small businesses to the world’s largest brands — to use music to take their content to the next level, while at the same time supporting and protecting musicians. Today, Epidemic Sound’s music is played 1.5B times per day on YouTube alone.