Our Speakers and Panelists
The Fan Experience
and special thanks to our New Fans: Tuyet, Kyle, Claire, Rajasi, Mia, and Nick
Authenticity & Identity
Marcus Cobb is a seasoned entrepreneur, best known as the CEO and co-founder of the online music and tech platform Jammber.com, used by Sony Music and Big Machine Record Labels.
David has almost 35 years experience in digital technology, focusing for the last 20 years on online music distribution. He joined the RIAA in 2006 from Sony Music.
DDEX Secretariat, Digital Data Exchange, LLC (DDEX)
Mark has been the lead consultant in the support of DDEX, an organisation developing standards with the current focus on the music industry since its inception in 2006.
CEO, Core Rights, LLC
Jim King, CEO of Core Rights, delivering the MLX digital marketplace for IP Licensing. Jim was SVP of operations and IT for BMI, and CIO/CTO for Fortune 250 firms, Microsoft, NCR.
Senior Vice President, MRD-Music Revenue Data Inc. / PowerScore Music
SR VP @ Music Revenue Data, a global Royalty Mgmt Service representing composer's rights for 100s of Film and TV programs. Liza oversaw development of MRD’s custom tech platform
Consulting Software Engineer, Avid
Roger has been at Avid for over 23 years, working on collaborative workgroups primarily in the broadcast television industry, with a focus on integration and metadata processing.
The Artist Experience
Artist/Educator/CEO, Right On Records LLC
Ferrick's released 17 albums over the last 25 years.She's owned her own label since 2000.She's toured with Weezer, Ani DiFranco,Tegan and Sarah.
Singer/Songwriter of mar|co
Austrian native Marie Lang is singer and songwriter of the electronic pop duo mar|co. After graduating Berklee this May, she is now pursuing a career as an artists in NYC.
COO, Round Hill Music
Currently the COO at Round Hill Music. Creative Music System Developer of Publisher's Toolbox. Music publishing creative and operation expert. Berklee College of Music alumni '90.
Product Manager, Songtrust
Product Manager of Songtrust, a global music publishing administration solution. Interested in the intersection between music, design, interactivity, and digital humanities.
Kurosh Nasseri is an entertainment lawyer with expertise in copyright licensing in the age of repertoire fragmentation and co-founder of the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM)
Director of Music Licensin, SiriusXM
Casey Rae is Director, Music Licensing at SiriusXM satellite radio. He has testified in Congress on music copyright and is faculty at Georgetown University and Berklee Online.
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, PledgeMusic
PledgeMusic Founder, Musician, Hockey, Blockchain, Music & Vinyl Fan. Coffee Drinker & Frequent Flyer. http://www.pledgemusic.com http://www.dotblockchain.info
New Platforms for Transactions
Strategic Product Partnerships, Sonos, Inc.
Responsible for the management of numerous relationships across music services and platforms to help Sonos deliver the Ultimate Home Music Experience.
VP Creator Product & Content Operations, SoundCloud
Building products for creators @SoundCloud and before that supply chains for record labels. Based in Berlin. Still distraught about Brext and the football.
VP - Advanced Technology, Universal Music Group
Chris has a computer science background (MIT) and has worked on music technology strategy, policy, and partner deals for UMG since 2000.
Director of Business Development, Doppler Labs
Head of Business Development @DopplerLabs, the team behind Here One & Here Active Listening. Formerly @Juilliard and @GoldmanSachs. Into rowing, cycling, folk music, and my dog.
SVP & Chief Strategic Technologist, Warner Music Group
Howie is a leading expert on implications of technology for the music industry and responsible for analyzing new biz models/services that could enhance or threaten WMG’s business