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Hangin' With ... Deezer VP/North America Jorge Rincon

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 17 / 17

JORGE RINCON is VP/North America of music streaming service Deezer, whose sports partnerships include ManU, Barcelona, Brasileiro side Flamenco and the NFL Miami Dolphins. Deezer, which was founded roughly 10 years ago and is headquartered in Paris, is present in 185 countries. Athletes from the b...

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