Carletta Higginson

EVP and Chief Digital Officer • Business Development, Warner Music Group

Carletta Higginson is the EVP, Chief Digital Officer for Warner Music Group. In this post, she uses her multifaceted expertise and creative approach to oversee the full spectrum of WMG’s global digital partnerships across recorded music and music publishing, from deal-making through account management. She also leads a team exploring commercial innovation and forging new digital partnerships.

Prior to joining WMG in 2023, Carletta spent a decade at Google, most recently serving as Global Head of Music Publishing at YouTube, where she spearheaded the platform’s licensing strategy, building and maintaining relationships with publishers, collection societies, and PROs. Her role included negotiating digital licensing and partnership agreements, managing existing partnerships, launching new relationships, and driving new business opportunities.