Faculty Profiles

Susan Genco

Susan C. Genco

Executive Vice President, Business Affairs, Global Music Rights
Lecturer in Law
B.A. Wellesley
J.D. Harvard Law School

Susan Genco is President of Azoff MSG Entertainment, working alongside industry veteran, Irving Azoff. Susan’s responsibilities include oversight and management of a diverse portfolio of entertainment companies along with the company’s strategic and legislative efforts. The Azoff MSG Entertainment portfolio includes Full Stop Management, Global Music Rights, Levity Entertainment Group and Oak View Group, among others. In addition, Susan is an adjunct professor at UCLA School of Law where she has taught Music Law for seven semesters and is a founder of the Music Industry Clinic. She was proud to be featured in Billboard Magazine’s “Women in Music: The 100 Most Powerful Executives”. Prior to joining Azoff MSG, Susan held a variety of executive positions including Executive Vice President, Global Music Rights; Head of Business Affairs & Music for Guitar Hero, a division of Activision/Blizzard; Senior Vice President of Business Affairs at Warner Bros. Records Inc.; Senior Vice President, Business Affairs and Operations, Capitol/EMI and Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Arista Records, under the tutelage of Clive Davis.

Susan received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors, in Economics from Wellesley College where her studies included one year at the London School of Economics. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. Susan serves on the Executive Committee for the USO Entertainment Advisory Council; Executive Committee and Advisory Board of Entertainment Law Initiative; and the KCRW Foundation Board. In addition, Susan is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council and is a Founder & Co-Chair of The XX Fund.