Andrew Batey, MBA


CEO of Beatdapp, a blockchain company that helps music labels and artists track their songs to collect royalties. I also teach Advertising and Marketing at Trinity Western University and mentor a number of startups via accelerator programs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, and New York.

Previously, I’ve served as an executive at various technology companies. I was the VP of Growth at BuildDirect, a B2C and B2B home renovation ecommerce website, marketplace, and heavy goods supply chain logistics company. The Head of Growth at EasyMarkit, a Vancouver-based patient communication SaaS in the medical industry. And, one of my favorite positions, The Chief Marketing Officer at Spinlister, a peer-to-peer action sports sharing economy with inventory and users from over 100 countries.

Over my career, I've launched multiple top 10 (iTunes & Billboard chart) musicians, major brands, and successful web properties. I also helped establish major film and television projects as a signatory literary agent with Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency (both WGA and WGC).

My projects have been featured in over 4,000 publications including Mashable, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Wired, The Guardian, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, etc. I also speak regularly at conferences (SXSW, ClickZ, Chaintalk, AIBC, etc.) on digital marketing, marketplace dynamics, sharing economies, blockchain, fundraising, and growth strategies.

I specialize in growth frameworks, retention and engagement tactics, GTM business strategy, digital marketing strategy, and startups.