Who Are We

Our Company

Our mission is to confidentially help our clients identify, organize, and distribute the data required to thoroughly protect and administer their musical works. We rely on old relationships; new software; and a kind, smart, and full-time staff of 50+ people to execute on behalf of our clients and partners.

Proud Members of the Association of Independent Music Publishers, the California Copyright Conference, the Nashville Songwriters Association International, Songwriters of North America, and more. Recognized by the Recording Academy (GRAMMY).

Meet our team

  • Aaron Davis

    Aaron Davis

    Co-Founder, CEO

    Prior to Exploration, he was the software architect for Business Frame (a software and digital marketing consultancy) and InternetCE.com (an online learning company). A native of Raleigh, NC, Aaron earned a BS in Business Administration from UNC-Wilmington and is a self-taught engineer. He enjoyed an international rugby career, holds multiple patents, and loves his dog.

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  • Rene Merideth

    Rene Merideth

    Co-Founder, COO

    Prior to Exploration, she was the Manager, Mechanical Licensing for Windswept Holdings and then Director of Licensing/Head of West Coast Licensing for BMG Chrysalis. Rene hails from St. Louis and earned a BA in Music Business from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. She is also an award-winning sports photographer and has a penchant for dragons.

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  • Maria Lozano

    Maria Lozano

    Director of Latin Music

    Maria Lozano comes to Exploration with over 25 years of experience in the music industry. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the City University of New York at Hunter College and is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. Maria lives with her husband and two children in Miami, FL.

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