"We can be heroes"

Building the world's largest lyrics catalog

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What we do

What is Musixmatch?

Musixmatch is the most popular lyrics destination on mobile and connected devices with more than 30 million people using it worldwide to discover lyrics.
Lyrics is one of the top searched terms on Google, with billions of people every month trying to find the words to their music.

Since Musixmatch launched in early 2010, we have changed consumer behaviour by allowing users to scan their music library and streaming playlist to retrieve lyrics via Musixmatch apps.

  • Founded in January, 2010
  • HQ in Bologna, Italy
  • 30+ employees
  • 7+ Million lyrics in 38 languages

Who we are

Meet the Team

Max Ciociola - President & CEO / Founder

Massimo Ciociola

President & CEO / Founder

In a prior life he founded Wireless Solutions SpA in 2000, which was then acquired by the Dada Group in Florence, Italy. He became the CEO of Dada’s Iberia & LATAM units as well as the VP of mobile services for the entire group. Max is music and snowboard addicted. His wife says that he never pays attention to lyrics when he listen to music! She is wrong.

Massimo Ciociola

President & CEO / Founder

Jonny Delli Carri - COO / Founder

Jonny Delli Carri

COO / Founder

COO – Founder Most often referred to as “Fabio’s brother”, his real name is Jonny. He joined MXM and finally decided to ditch his suit and tie for a comfortable pair of sneakers and jeans. A veteran of KPMG and Accenture, with an MBA from Bocconi University, he’s our financial wizard and also handles operations and investor relations. We trust the guy. And so should you.

Jonny Delli Carri

COO / Founder

Francesco Delfino - Cool things Evangelist / Co-founder

Francesco Delfino

Cool things Evangelist / Co-founder

If you’ve seen the movie Gomorra, you know about Francesco’s roots. If you get him started talking about Android, Apple or anything geeky, stand clear! He co-founded Splinder.com, Italy’s largest independent community of bloggers.

Francesco Delfino

Cool things Evangelist / Co-founder

Giuseppe Costantino - API & Front end / Co-founder

Giuseppe Costantino

API & Front end / Co-founder

Giuseppe spent the last 10 years engineering music and mobile apps for Dada. He is the most upbeat person in mXm and when he really likes something he makes sure that everyone knows about it. Passionate about photography, you can find him having fun taking pictures all over Bologna.

Giuseppe Costantino

API & Front end / Co-founder

Valerio Paolini - Metadata & Architecture / Co-founder

Valerio Paolini

Metadata & Architecture / Co-founder

Valdez’s secret identity is Metaman, he’s got a “meta-explanation” for everything! He spent the last 10 years working on huge content and metadata management systems, but now he’s got a harder challenge, the redesign of the entire metadata ecosystem for music.

Valerio Paolini

Metadata & Architecture / Co-founder

Head of Application Development

Loreto Parisi

Head of Application Development

Loreto is another guy from Francesco’s neck of the woods, yep, and just as dangerous. Bachelor of Engineering in Naples, he comes from Splinder and later he joined Dada as software engineer. Loreto designs Musixmatch amazing mobile and desktop applications.

Loreto Parisi

Head of Application Development

Analytics and Metadata

Stefano Rodighiero

Analytics & Metadata

When he's not busy building Musixmatch's analytics and reporting infrastructure, Stefano can be easily found playing invisible drums at his desk. He's also a passable guitarist and a bookworm.

Stefano Rodighiero

Analytics & Metadata

Content and Licensing

Susan Sabatini

Content & Licensing

Susan has strong roots in digital and mobile platforms mixed with passion for music. Plus she is unflappable even in the face of the thorniest issues. She's also a movie junkie. Well, nobody's perfect!

Susan Sabatini

Content & Licensing

Director of Business Affairs

Antonia Gilham

Director of Business Affairs

Having amassed almost a decade of experience on both the publishing and label side of the music industry, most recently managing digital for Sony Music, Antonia is all things Business Affairs. Hot yoga addict, snow sports enthusiast, music fan.

Antonia Gilham

Director of Business Affairs

Our advisory board

Christopher Moser

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Denzyl Feigelson

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Nicholas Firth

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Stefano Hesse

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Where we work

We're in Bologna, Italy.
A city of great food, culture and... lyrics