Tim Westergren founded Pandora in January 2000 and serves as its Chief Strategy Officer. Tim is an award-winning composer, an accomplished musician and a record producer with 20 years of experience in the music industry. A musician?s musician, he is obsessed with helping emerging artists connect with the music fans most likely to appreciate their music. Tim now spends most of his time as Pandora?s chief evangelist ? traveling the country to spread the word of the Music Genome Project.