Robert Ott

Board of Directors

Robert Ott (ole)

Robert Ott is co-founder, Chairman and CEO of ole, one of the world’s largest independent music publishing and rights management companies. Robert founded ole 10 years ago and has raised and deployed more than $320M USD into music acquisitions since that time.

At ole Robert manages a team of 65 professionals in Toronto, Los Angeles and Nashville who are focused on Acquisitions, Administration and Creative Development. The company continues to develop songwriters and has attained over 90 historical signings throughout its history.

Prior to founding ole, Robert was Vice President and General Manager of BMG Music Publishing Canada (1998-2004). Robert is a five-time past President of the Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA) and sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) where he has been a Director for 16 years.