– Dmitry Shapiro, the former CEO of now-defunct video-hosting service Veoh, has
been named chief technology officer at MySpace Music, the joint venture between
the News Corp.-owned (NYSE: NWS) social network and the major record labels.
The Veoh video-sharing
service, which had raised nearly $70 million in venture capital, filed for
bankruptcy in February and sold off its remaining assets in April to a firm
Shapiro will be responsible for "the next iteration of
artist profiles and tools as well as the overall music experience on MySpace,"
and will report directly to MySpace Music president Courtney Holt.