CEO | AVL Digital Group | CD Baby | Disc Makers
As CEO of AVL Digital Group, the parent company of CD Baby and Disc Makers, Tony van Veen has spent 30 years helping independent artists release, distribute, and promote their own music globally. In the mid 1980s Disc Makers pioneered the complete vinyl package for independent musicians, growing the company into the undisputed disc manufacturing leader for DIY musicians. CD Baby, the largest independent digital distributor in the world, representing 650,000 independent artists worldwide, provides a catalog of almost 8 million tracks to Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon, and other streaming service providers. The company has LatAm reps in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico. AVL Digital Group companies also offer web hosting (HostBaby), book publishing (BookBaby), and band merch (Merchly) services to artists, filmmakers, and authors.