Speakers

2017 VIEW FROM THE TOP SPEAKERS

Howie Singer

Special Technology Consultant, Universal Music Group

Joel and Benji Madden

Artists, Good Charlotte

2017 PANELISTS & PRESENTERS

Peter Schwinge

Founder and Executive, Director Moving Target Group

Jon Vanhala

Founder, Crossfade Partners

RJ Bentler

VP Video Programming, Pitchfork

Wesley A’Harrah

Head of Training and Development, Music Ally

Ahmet Zappa

Co-Trustee, Zappa Family Trust

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Jeff Pezzuti

CEO, Eyellusion

Richard Johnson

President and Co-founder, Qello Concerts

Alexander Kisch

EVP & General Counsel, Vevo

Josh Ong

Director, Global Marketing, Cheetah Mobile

Andy Cohn

President & Publisher, The FADER, Inc.

Chris Sampson

EVP, Programming, Superfly

Kyle Smetanka

Senior Product Manager, Metadata, TiVo

Simon Kellman

Global Head of Music, Dailymotion

Nate Auerbach

Partner, Versus Creative

Justin Barker

Founder/Director, Slice Music ltd.; Group Director of Streaming Strategy, PIAS

Alissa Pollack

EVP, Global Music Marketing, iHeartMedia

Russell Rieger

VP Media, Magna Entertainment; Vice Chairman PledgeMusic

David Weiszfeld

CEO, Soundcharts

Damon Williams

Senior Vice President, Programming Strategy and Partnerships, Music Choice

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports

Greg Leekley

CEO, Vertigo Music

Betsy McHugh

Founder & CEO, Hurdl Inc.

Jeremie Habib

CEO & Co-Founder, Gigwell

Chad Marcum

Founder and CEO, VideoBomb

Justina Valentine

Creator, Live.me

Jeremy Gruber

Head of Digital, Friends at Work

Dan Rowe

Managing Director Sword, Rowe & Company

Juan Santillan

Founder and CEO, Vantage.tv

Lucie Watson

Head of Music, Platoon

Aaron Ford

Director of Digital Advertising, The Orchard

Nicole St. Jean

VP of Content, 8i

Lori Feldman

EVP Strategic Marketing, Warner Bros. Records

Dick Wingate

Principal, DEV Advisors

Megan Berry

VP of Product, Octane AI

David Porter

CEO & Founder, 8tracks

Kevin Carson

VP, Global Artist and Industry Relations, Smule

Bruce Flohr

Chief Strategy Officer/ Executive Vice President, Red Light Management
Partner, GreenLight Media and Marketing
Partner, ATO Records

Amy Sorokas

Director Strategic Partnerships, Brand Strategy, Microsoft

Kavi Halemane

GM of Digital Programing, iHeartRadio

Karen Allen

President, Karen Allen Consulting

Russ Crupnick

Managing Partner, MusicWatch

Cortney Harding

Founder, Friends with Holograms

Larry Miller

Clinical Associate Professor,
Director, Music Business Program, NYU Steinhardt

Zeeshan Zaidi

SVP & General Manager, OnTour with Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster

Seth Schachner

Managing Director, Strat Americas

Kevin Chernett

Executive Vice President – Global Partnerships & Content Distribution, Live Nation Studios

2016 Speakers

Afdhel Aziz

Director, Absolut Labs

Alex White

Head & Co-Founder, Next Big Sound, Pandora

Alexander Kisch

EVP, Business Development & Affairs, Vevo

Andrew Hampp

VP, Brand Strategist, MAC Presents

Andrew Klein

Senior Vice President, AEG Global Partnerships

Betty Tran

EVP, Marketing, Izo

Brad Spahr

VP, Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

Brandon Martinez

Vice President, LNTV Network, Live Nation

Christopher Harrison

VP, Music Business Affairs, Sirius XM Radio Inc.

Dan Berkowitz

CEO & Founder, CID Entertainment

Daniel Sander

Head of Market Development, Feature.fm

Daniel Stedman

Founder, Northside Media Group

Danny Anders

CEO & Founder, ClearTracks

Darrel Andrews

Director of Music Partnerships/Strategy, OmniaMedia

David Tockman

VP, Business Development, Shindig, Inc.

Dr. Kate Stone

CEO & Founder, Novalia Ltd

Facundo Diaz

CEO, VRTIFY

Francois Arbour

VP Product, Video & Music, Shutterstock

Francois Vaxelaire

Head & Founder, The Lot Radio

Fred Goldring

Chairman & Co-Founder, Music Aficionado, Inc.; CEO & Co-Founder, GraphAudio, Inc.

George Baier IV

Head of Media Solutions, Dropbox

Jason Lipshutz

Deputy Editor, Fuse Digital

Jedd Katrancha

EVP, Downtown Music Publishing

Jonathan Azu

General Manager & Executive Vice President, Red Light Management

Josh Rabinowitz

EVP & Director of Music, Grey

Joy Howard

CMO, Sonos

Julien Simon

VP, Music Rights & Label Relations, Deezer

Kathy Baker

SVP, Digital Marketing, Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment

Kevin Cornish

Founder, Moth+Flame VR

Larry Linietsky

COO, HIGH TIMES

Lawrence Peryer

Independent Producer & Consultant

Mary Nichols

President & Founder, FuseBox Radio Broadcast

Maurice Bernstein

Co-Founder and CEO, Giant Step

Michael Abbattista

GLobal Head of Telecom/ISP Partnership & Business Development, Spotify

Molly Neuman

Head of Music, Kickstarter

Naomi Makofsky

Strategic Product Partnerships, Google

Natasha Diggs

DJ, Soulinthehorn

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Nick Lippman

Partner, Lippman Entertainment

Nico Perez

Cofounder, Mixcloud

Owen Grover

EVP & General Manager, Content Development & Distribution. iHeartMedia

Paul Sweeting

CEO, Concurrent Media; Editor & Co-Chair, RightsTech

Paula David

VP of Sales & Sales Operations, Affectiva

Priya Rajagopalan

VP, Product Management, Rovi

Sam Gilchrist

CEO, PluraVida

Stephen Bryan

Chief Content Officer, SoundCloud

Tom Giles

Senior Director, Fullscreen Direct

Winston Binch

Chief Digital Officer, Deutsch North America

2015 Speakers

Danny Goldberg

President, GoldVE Entertainment

David Caruso

COO, United Entertainment Group

Dennis Kooker

President, Global Digital Business and U.S. Sales, Sony Music Entertainment

Kathy Baker

SVP of Digital Marketing, Columbia Records

Livia Tortella

CEO & Founder, Black Box

Meg Harkins

VP of Marketing, Roc Nation

Michael Abbattista

Global Head of Telecom/ISP Partnerships, Spotify

Oana Cornis-Pop

VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development, Warner Music Group

Ryan Leslie

Founder, Renegades NYC

Steve Blatter

Senior VP, General Manager, Music Programming and Digital Music, SiriusXM

Tyler Goldman

CEO, North America, Deezer

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