NAMM Names AJ Zane New Director of Technology

AJ Zane

CARLSBAD, CALIF., March 13, 2024 – NAMM (The National Association of Music Merchants), the largest not-for-profit trade organization representing the global music products industry, has announced that AJ Zane has been appointed director of technology. In this position, Zane will lead NAMM’s global technology organization, including product and platform technology, architecture, cybersecurity, infrastructure and cloud engineering, technical operations, enterprise applications and corporate IT, and technology-risk management.

“AJ is a career technologist with vast experience articulating and implementing product and technology visions for both consumer and B2B businesses,” said John Mlynczak, NAMM president and CEO. “He brings a diverse background and experience that align with our commitment to stay at the forefront of technology and harness its power to propel our organization into the future. I’m confident he will be an ideal leader for NAMM and a strong fit for our culture and business. I’m thrilled to welcome AJ to our NAMM team.”

Previously, Zane worked at Measurabl, the world’s most widely adopted ESG data-management solution for real estate, where he was an engineering manager with product and technology development team. Prior to joining Measurabl, he was technical principal at Veyo leading QA and design, responsible for building and scaling technology infrastructure and teams. He started his career in website development and software engineering and holds a B.A. in Computer Arts and Technology from Connecticut College.

"I am honored and thrilled to be joining the remarkable team at NAMM, especially at such an exciting time,” said AJ Zane. “I am eager to shape our technology strategy and accelerate the pace of innovation for all of our global members and partners. With a solid technological foundation serving multiple platforms, NAMM is positioned to accelerate its technology growth and transformation and bring new and exciting advancements to the music industry on a daily basis."

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About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $19.5 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of 15,400 global member companies and individual professionals with a global workforce of over 475,000 employees. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music and advance active participation in music-making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit