Our Team

Jimmy Winter


Jimmy is the Chief Architect of RockDex and Music Arsenal. He has 11 years of experience in the music industry, both on the technology side and in label consulting, concert promotion and booking. He has also worked as an IT professional for over a decade, consulting for companies in the entertainment, financial management and educational fields. In 2006, Business Week named Jimmy one of the 25 Best Entrepreneurs Under 25.

Shannon Schlappi


Shannon has been working professionally in the music business for 15 years. An early proponent of Internet technology adoption for musicians and online social networking tools to foster and nurture organic fan communities, Shannon launched Punknews.com in 1996 with help from David Snodgrass. One of the first Internet-based social music communities, Punknews became a testing ground for new technologies and music discovery. Shannon also advises and acts as label manager of Doomtree Records. Shannon has run many successful labels as well as having worked in retail distribution for Harvest Media Group. Shannon has been instrumental in helping emerging artists build long-lasting careers and fan communities.