Susan C. Genco

Co-President, The Azoff Company
Lecturer in Law

  • B.A. Wellesley
  • J.D. Harvard Law School

Susan Genco is Co-President of The Azoff Company working alongside industry icon, Irving Azoff. Her responsibilities include the oversight and management of a diverse portfolio of entertainment companies along with the company’s strategic and legislative efforts. The Azoff Company includes interests in Full Stop Management, Global Music Rights, Iconic Artists Group, and Oak View Group, among others.

Prior to joining The Azoff Company, Susan held a variety of executive positions including Executive Vice President, Global Music Rights; Head of Business Affairs & Music, Guitar Hero, a division of Activision/Blizzard; Head of Business Affairs, Warner Bros. Records; Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & Senior Vice President, Operations, Capitol/EMI; and Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Arista Records under the tutelage of Clive Davis.

Susan is honored to have been featured in Billboard Magazine’s “Women in Music” as Executive of the Year and the Hall of Fame in addition to being repeatedly included in Billboard Magazine’s “Power 100”. Susan was humbled to receive the Gary Stewart Entertainment and Integrity Award from L.A.A.N.E. and, along with her husband, the Founders Award from Liberty Hill. Susan is proud to be a founder and the Treasurer of the Music Artist Coalition, an artist advocacy group giving music creators a voice on national and local issues.

Susan currently serves on the following boards: KCRW Foundation Board; Advisory Committee for the Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA; Entertainment Law Initiative Executive Committee for The Recording Academy (former Chair) and Music Artists Coalition (Treasurer). In addition, Susan is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council, and a Founder & Co-Chair of The XX Fund. Susan proudly served for many years on the Board of MAP (Musicians Assistance Project) and previously served a full term on the Board of MusiCares.

Susan received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A., Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics from Wellesley College where her studies included one year at the London School of Economics.