Liz Gateley

Head of Creative Development at Spotify

Liz Gately is Head of Creative Development at Spotify. She joined Spotify in 2019 to oversee Spotify’s original content development teams in New York and Los Angeles, and the company’s expansion into podcasting including in comedy, sports, YA fiction and scripted, news/documentaries and additional music formats. She was most recently head of programming at Lifetime, as head of creative development focused on original podcast content. Prior to joining Lifetime in 2015, she was partners with Tony DiSanto in the DiGa production banner, which was behind shows including MTV’s “Teen Wolf.” Earlier, Gateley was a programming exec at MTV where she created “Laguna Beach” and co-created and executive produced its spinoffs, “The Hills” and “The City,” and shepherded other shows for the cable net including “Jersey Shore,” “16 & Pregnant,” “Teen Mom” and “America’s Best Dance Crew.” Gateley had a previous stint at Lifetime prior joining MTV in 2003.



  • Head of Creative Development

    Current role

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