OPEN MUSIC INITIATIVE

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WE ARE A NON-PROFIT INITIATIVE OF LEADING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS, MUSIC AND MEDIA INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS, CREATORS, TECHNOLOGISTS, ENTREPRENEURS AND POLICY EXPERTS WHO LOVE AND VALUE MUSIC.


WE ARE CREATING AN OPEN-SOURCE PROTOCOL FOR THE UNIFORM IDENTIFICATION OF MUSIC RIGHTS HOLDERS AND CREATORS.


WE ARE NOT
BUILDING A DATABASE OR A SPECIFIC PRODUCT. THE OUTCOME OF OMI WILL BE API SPECIFICATIONS TO ENABLE INDUSTRY PLATFORM INTEROPERABILITY.

WE BELIEVE

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NEW TECHNOLOGIES CAN BE APPLIED TO RADICALLY SIMPLIFY THE WAY MUSIC RIGHTS OWNERS ARE IDENTIFIED AND COMPENSATED, RESULTING IN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS FOR ARTISTS, ENTREPRENEURS, AND MUSIC BUSINESSES ALIKE.


WE ARE COMMITTED TO MAKING CHANGE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

TECHNOLOGY

ADVOCACY

EDUCATION

POLICY

JOIN US

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CO-FOUNDERS

PANOS A. PANAY

CHAIR

VP of Innovation and Strategy, Berklee College of Music

DAN HARPLE

Web Streaming/VOIP Pioneer, Berklee Trustee, Context Labs

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MICHAEL HENDRIX

IDEO, Design Innovation, BerkleeICE Advisor


OPERATING COMMITTEE

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ALEX ‘SANDY’ PENTLAND

VICE-CHAIR

MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics

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NICOLE D’AVIS

Berklee College of Music

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THOMAS HARDJONO

MIT Connection Science and Internet Trust Consortium

GEORGE HOWARD

Berklee College of Music


 
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VICKIE NAUMAN

CrossBorderWorks

 

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IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER

MIT Sloan School of Management and Connection Science