Meet Some of Our Client Services Team
Alex Heiche is the founder and CEO of Sound Royalties. He has an innate passion for music and strong roots in the music industry. Alex established the company in 2014 after identifying the gaping need for fair funding options for music professionals, which allowed creatives to retain their copyrights.
Alex has almost two decades of experience in providing cash and finance raising strategies to large annuity recipients, professional athletes, songwriters and artists. He has worked with leading music industry professionals, including Grammy Award winners, platinum recording artists and notable music industry executives in every genre, always with the utmost discretion and privacy.
Prior to founding Sound Royalties, Alex held executive roles in high-tech software and specialty finance firms, including ICARUS Corporation – Artificial Intelligence engineering software to petrochemical, chemical, and nuclear power plants worldwide, OC Systems – enterprise-wide application monitoring systems, and software development testing/debugging tools, Zero-G – weightless flights for entertainment, research, education, and filming purposes, and Living Nexus – software for large Real Estate Investments Trust’s with Net Asset Values over $1 billion.
Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a co-owner of Studio Bank in Nashville, TN and a lifetime member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).
Alex is a strong and outspoken advocate for the rights of songwriters, producers and artists, and the importance of those in the creative world being fairly compensated for their work.
President of Sound Royalties, Michael Bizenov, is a highly skilled executive with extensive
experience in finance, strategic planning, and business development. Bringing a principled
entrepreneurial management style to the company, Michael leads our innovative business,
helping to shape its vision and lead its continued growth.
Over the course of his distinguished career, Michael has successfully built and grown several
companies, and has a proven track record of taking many promising businesses to the next
level. Utilizing a diverse background in financial services, business strategy, management
development and more, he is renowned not just for his keen acumen in planning and strategy,
but also for his relentless commitment to effectively executing upon business plans that foster
growth and success.
Previously, Michael was a consultant for UBS and Litchfield Road Consulting, where he provided
senior advisory support on business and strategy development, program implementation,
financing, and overall business transformation. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in various
executive roles at Sterling National Bank, helping grow the bank’s assets from under $1 billion
to $15 billion and culminating his tenure there as the institution’s President of Consumer
Michael’s passion for music began at a young age when he learned to play the drums, and
carries on today as an avid supporter and fan of a wide variety of music and the people who
create it. Michael is also active in many community and charitable activities, including creating
and leading a teen leadership development and mentoring program at a community center in
Queens, NY, work as a trustee in various not for profit organizations, and serving as a long-time
youth basketball coach and a board member of his local Catholic Youth Organization.