Kevin Drost is the Director of International Strategy for Reverb.com, an online marketplace changing the way musicians buy and sell musical instruments. He is a seasoned leader with experience in marketing, strategy, branding, innovation, finance and international expansion.
As a creative musician and entrepreneur, his passion is balancing new thinking with deep analysis to uncover new ways to drive growth.
Prior to joining Reverb, Kevin spent several years in consulting, most recently as a Senior Manager at Prophet, a growth, marketing and innovation consulting firm. He also worked as a Managing Consultant in IBM’s Growth and Innovation Strategy Consulting Practice.
Before entering consulting, Kevin served as President of Zealous Records, LLC, a recorded music company, which he founded. Kevin oversaw all elements of operations, marketing, strategy and finance leading to an eventual partnership with the largest entertainment company in the world. Prior, he designed and implemented the international distribution strategy for a high-profile record label and artist management firm. He began his career at Sony Music Entertainment in London and New York City.
Kevin holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class.