Sven Kube is a historian of culture, business, and technology. Shaped by a diverse academic background, which includes a Master’s degree in Cultural Studies and Literature, Sven’s scholarly work has a strong interdisciplinary foundation. Trained in German, Canadian, and American institutions, he pursues historical research with a distinctly transatlantic outlook. His research taps previously unavailable source material to present a new angle on popular music in Cold War cultural competition. Sven has presented his work to a variety of academic audiences that ranges from the American Musicological Society to the Business History Conference. He is in the process of completing his book manuscript.