Bill Colitre COO, General Counsel

Bill Colitre

COO & General Counsel

Bill Colitre joined Music Reports® in 2006. He serves as counsel to the company, strategic consultant to its clients, and head of the company's Licensing Group. As part of the Music Reports team, he has contributed advice and/or systems development for most of the subscription music services ever launched in the United States, participated in precedent-setting performance rights and Copyright Royalty Board proceedings, developed the company's Royalty Services division, and expanded the company's operations beyond the United States. He is a named inventor of the company's sound recording data matching patent (US Pat. No. 10157434). He began his career at Loeb & Loeb LLP and later served as counsel to CBS Paramount Network Television. He has served leading artists (Diana Ross, Rob Thomas, Tenacious D), publishers (Warner/Chappell, Leiber & Stoller), labels (Universal Music Group, Ruthless Records), digital distributors (CD Baby, INgrooves, Believe), music services (Sirius XM, SoundCloud, Pandora), producers (Netflix, HBO), and consumer products companies (American Greetings, QVC). He is a graduate of UC San Diego and Loyola Law School, where he earned the American Jurisprudence Award in Copyright. He is a member of the Copyright Society of the USA and a former Lecturer at USC Gould School of Law, teaching Music Law in Practice.

Denise Crayne CFO Vice President of Finance

Denise Crayne


Denise Crayne joined Music Reports® in 2021 as Vice President of Finance. She has more than 17 years’ experience in accounting and finance roles in the Media and Entertainment industry and specializes in transforming finance and accounting functions to help companies grow and scale their businesses. Prior to joining Music Reports, Denise led the finance function of a Los Angeles-based sports league, where she implemented various process improvements and systems to address the overall financial close process, complex revenue recognition, process automation, timely budget to actual analysis, and fixed asset accounting to name a few. Prior to that, she was the Global Controller for a division of a global entertainment and media company. Denise earned her undergraduate business degree from Boston University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a concentration in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant in California and New York. Denise enjoys many different types of music, but her favorites are Country Music and anything a cappella. She also plays the alto and soprano saxophone.

Aaron Partington CTO

Aaron Partington


Aaron Partington rejoined Music Reports® in 2022. He leads product strategy and implementation across the Company and serves as the connection point between Music Reports' customer and internal technology teams, transforming and translating business objectives into technical requirements and functional, scalable products.

Aaron has held a series of senior technology and product roles at SoundExchange, BMI and Music Reports (where he started his music business career in 1993) and has spearheaded numerous successful initiatives related to the architectural design, development and implementation of software systems and processes in support of synchronization, mechanical, public performance and neighboring rights in the USA, Canada and Europe. Prior to pivoting to a Computer Science and Music Licensing career path, he majored in Political Science at the University of Southern California.

Dhruv Prasad Board Member

Dhruv Prasad


Dhruv Prasad is Senior Vice President and head of the Business Development and Strategic Investments group at the National Football League, which he joined in 2022. Previously, he was the President and CEO of Music Reports®, which he joined in 2020 at the time of the Company’s acquisition by MidOcean Partners, where he also served as an Operating Partner. At Music Reports, Dhruv oversaw all aspects of the Company's operations, strategic direction, growth opportunities, and organizational development.

Prior to joining MidOcean and Music Reports, he was the co-CEO of Townsquare Media, Inc. (NYSE: TSQ), a multi-platform diversified local media, entertainment, and digital marketing services company that he co-founded in 2010 and took public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014. Previously, he was a private equity investor at Thomas H. Lee Partners and Spectrum Equity Investors. He began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Salomon Smith Barney.

He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Broadcasters and was named to Radio Ink's 40 Most Powerful People in Radio list. He is a graduate of Leadership Music, Dartmouth College, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jason Walker serves as the Vice President/General Manager of Audio-Visual Services group

Jason Walker


Jason Walker joined Music Reports® in 1997 and currently serves as CEO. At Music Reports, Jason has led strategy, planning, and operations for its audio-visual business verticals and has been responsible for all facets of the Company's copyright research and Per Program License operations.

Jason was the lead developer of Cuetrak, the Company's cue sheet management and analytics platform, which has reimagined how broadcasters, cable networks, and OTT services track and analyze music in audio-visual programming. He is a frequently published author, speaker on industry panels, and has testified about diverse music licensing issues as a recognized expert in the space.

Prior to joining Music Reports, Jason taught music history classes at the University of Southern California. He has also worked as a music supervisor in the film industry and has toured the United States as a professional musician.

Jason earned a master's degree in music from the University of Southern California, as well as an MBA in finance and in management and a bachelor's degree in music from the University of La Verne, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.