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Adam Ryan is Head of Music for The Great Escape. A role he has held for 7 years. The Great Escape is the largest new music conference and festival in Europe and has been running for 14 years. The Great Escape takes place in Brighton (UK) over three days in May showcasing over 450 artists. Representing around 27 countries, across 30 plus venues. Over 4000 music industry delegates and professionals attended each year from around the globe.Bạn đang xem: Chris chappell là ai


Shanghai based Alessandro is a music industry professional as well as a producer/musician, working for China"s leading music industry services company Kanjian Music (看见音乐).He relocated to China after completing his master’s degree in Music Industry Management and Enterprise at London Metropolitan University in 2015. Alessandro specialises in the Chinese music market and has been consulting both Western and Chinese labels.With Kanjian, Alessandro has been part of the inaugural edition of the Electric Zoo Shanghai festival and of the International Indie Music Season (IIMS) music industry event, he has assisted the launch of Music Ally China and worked towards setting up the first Chinese Music Trade Association (IMCO).

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The successes ALVARO SOLER scored with his music between 2015 and 2019 can be safely called a sensation. Virtually straight from university, his songs rocked the Spanish-German musician into the charts all over Europe and Latin America and onto stages across the world. In four years, the now 30- year-old who lived in Tokyo for seven years and speaks six languages amassed highlights that take others decades to accomplish: more than 80 gold and platinum awards, two million albums sold, over 2.5 billion audio streams across all platforms, and over 1.5 billion video streams. Plus shows with global icon J-Lo in Las Vegas and Miami, an "X Factor" coach seat in Italy, and an appearance in the award-winning German TV-show "Sing meinen Song - das Tauschkonzert."

Alvaro is a hit maker and artist signed with Universal Music Germany. He has more than 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify. He has reached top 1 positions in different european country charts with his hits such as El Mismo Sol, Sofía and La Cintura. 


Boyan started his musical career as the guitarist in the band who also drove the van, booked the hotels and took care of settlements. After two university degrees and seven years under the Texan sun, he went on to study Arts Administration at IU Bloomington, Indiana, where he also joined the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. Working his way up from backline manager, he became a full-fledged member of the production team in charge of artist relations and logistics.

Jumping across the pond and onto a Sting (Symphonicities) tour, Boyan joined the Bulgarian Live Nation partner, SME, with whom he went on to promote and produce Aerosmith, Depeche Mode, Roger Waters, Steven Wilson, Al Di Meola, Nigel Kennedy, Cirque Du Soleil, Lady Gaga, Iron Maiden and counting.

Becoming a freelancer in 2017, Boyan started booking shows for Bulgarian fledgling festivals and established clubs.

He also got involved in music export initiatives, lending a helping hand to motivated musical artists who wanted an international career.

Marking one of the few shows in 2020, Boyan"s Pan Harmony, in cooperation with Blue Hills Events, managed to sell out two concerts (at the maximum allowable 50% capacity) this past September.

During 2020, Boyan spent time learning how to make elaborate cocktails and learning new foreign languages, while assembling a team and resources to put on the first Bulgarian Music Conference and (eventually) Showcase in the near future.


Caroline Champarnaud is Director of International Development at Sacem, the world"s leading collective management organisation. She heads the relationship with Collective Management Organisations around the world. She is also actively involved in several international working groups for the improvement of collection administration. She previously served as Director of Recorded Media and Online Licensing, where she led negotiations with the labels and the Digital Service Providers. Caroline is graduated from the Paris School of Business where she specialized in marketing and international strategy.

SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers) is a non-profit non-trading Collective Management Organisation (CMO) owned and managed by its members (songwriters and music publishers) according to the business model of a cooperative. SACEM was created in 1851 and is still the 1st created music CMO. It has nearly 180.000 members, 15% of which are foreign members. Sacem collects the authors" rights for French and international works played in France and its overseas territories (from nearly 500,000 users: radios, TVs, internet platforms, concerts, shops, etc.). It then distributes royalties to its members and to authors, composers and music publishers from other CMOs over the world, hereby playing a crucial economic role to preserve musical creation. In 2019 SACEM collected €1.5 billion and distributed royalties to nearly 311,000 rights owners for approx. 2 million works. For more information please visit


Claire Mas is COO at Driift, the pioneering livestream business behind acclaimed ticketed online shows for artists including Nick Cave, Niall Horan, Andrea Bocelli, Laura Marling, Dermot Kennedy, Kylie Minogue, Courtney Barnett and Biffy Clyro. Under Claire"s guidance, Driift"s innovative digital marketing strategies have attracted record-breaking global audiences, and the company has sold almost 500,000 tickets to music fans in more than 150 countries. A highly respected voice in the digital music ecosystem, Claire has previously held executive positions at both Island Records and Communion, and acted as a consultant for companies including Platoon and DreamTeam. 

My name is Christopher. I"m Senior Director at Apple managing the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, Apple News or Apple TV+ across Europe, Russia, Israel, Canada and Latin America. Prior to joining Apple I led the exponential growth and subsequent rampant decline of Myspace, the first true global social network, in UK, Ireland, Spain & Portugal. I started my professional journey at Sony Music Entertainment.

I firmly believe life is not just about doing business - it becomes meaningful when you"re doing good: I try to do so by promoting greater Inclusion and Diversity or helping raise funds for extraordinary causes. Looking forward to meeting you!

Cristina currently manages music business development growth at YouTube Music at YouTube"s headquarters in London, where she oversees and executes licensing deals of new products and features to hundreds of music companies worldwide. 

She has held positions at YouTube and Google for 8 years liaising and leading relationships with independent music companies, major labels, multi-channel networks, artists and content creators. 

Overall she has 10 years of international experience in business development, distribution of content and audience development for digital platforms and currently engages in projects and events with festivals (BIME, FMF), educational institutions (IMB School) and trade bodies and organisations in the music industry (UFI, AIM,

Danny is an artist manager and international music consultant.

Based in London, UK, Danny has worked across hundreds of release campaigns for international artists, building structure and opportunity and coordinating multimarket representation and collaboration. Having independently managed artists for over 10 years, Danny is equipped with the experience and understanding of the business of a global artist.

Danny is the co-founder of Enki Collective, a music export and artist services company specialised in managing release campaigns and building value for artists in new markets. Enki operate as creative advisors and industry gatekeepers, providing network development and market knowledge to build value and consistency for each campaign.The name Enki derives from the Sumerian era; the first literate civilisation that founded its divinities on matters pertaining to natural and social orders. Enki was the god of life, creativity, and mischief. Enki represents the characteristics of progress and disruption and is the embodiment of contemporary cultural complexities, from the dynamic life, work and play environments, to the health and wellness agendas. These influences inform the vision for ENKI music and provide the core principles of our work.

Danton is a London based Record Producer and Mixer. He has over 30 years experience in studios and studio production with a diverse and successful range of artists as engineer, mixer and producer.

Having trained as a recording engineer at the legendary Sarm Studios under producers Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson and Julian Mendelsohn he moved to Westside Studios to work with Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley. Going freelance in 1994 he worked with producers Phil Spector, Steve Lillywhite, Gil Norton, Mike Hedges, Steve Osborne, Flood, Ken Nelson, Paul Oakenfold, Brian Eno, Hugh Jones, Chris Hughes, Mark Saunders and Ian Stanley.

He moved into production and mixing soon after with projects including Amy MacDonald, Soulsavers, Coldplay, Ian Brown, Morrissey, Oceansize, Starsailor, Lucie Silvas, The Devlins, Kylie Minogue, Patti Smith, Electric Soft Parade and The Doves.

Recent projects include LA artist Ben Wylen, Universal signing Norma Jean Martine, a third album with Soulsavers, Mayor, Skylakaki and Koala Voice. He recently finished an album with Sasha Siem from Brooklyn and is currently mixing the Montana artist, David Boone.

Travels in 2019 to Colombia saw projects with Jade Elefante in Bogata and Medellin band La Banda del Bisonte

2020 saw the completion of his own album with HYDRA and mixing the latest album for Lucy Spraggan, along with an EP for Oh Baby, tracks for Love Amongst The Ruins and cowriting/producing a Library album for Sony ATV.

Danton is now based at his Definition Arts Studio at Strongroom Studios, Shoreditch, London and Def Arts West, Kensington, London

Darryl Hurs (CD Baby / Indie Week) has a 25+ year history in the music business including launching and running one of Canada"s largest emerging artist showcase festivals and conferences, Indie Week Canada. During COVID he has begun holding multiple online conferences and events including SCREEN x SCREEN music and tech conference. Darryl has also negotiated numerous sponsorship and partnership agreements including those with Jack Daniels, CD Baby, SLAIGHT MUSIC, and more. Past positions include graphic design/branding for Live Nation as a freelancer. Work included corporate rebranding, event marketing assets, work for known artists such as U2, Nickelback, Madonna, Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Dave Matthews, and the launching of Darryl also has past experience as a booker for one of Toronto"s top live music venues (The Rivoli) where he has either worked with or booked shows for Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), The Trews, Matt Mays, Matthew Good, Hozier, Young the Giant and many more.

Darryl also has been popular on the conference circuit speaking at SIM Sao Paulo, Focus Wales, COMA Fest Brasilia, MU:CON Korea, FLUVIAL Chile, Pulsar Chile, BIME Argentina, MAMA France.

Darryl has been an instructor for 20+ years and currently teaches at the Harris institute of technology and is currently participating in Ryerson University"s new music mentorship program.

With more than 8 years in the music industry as a consultant, journalist, writer, curator, editor, project manager, public speaker & PR manager, I have extensive knowledge and expertise in local (Russian) and international music markets. I understand music trends, know how to analyse them, how to use this knowledge to my best and I love sharing what I know and can do with other people within the industry as well as with those outside.

Diego Cifuentes Silva, designer by profession and since 2012 drummer of "Magaly Fields", a band that has two full-length albums and an EP recorded at the legendary Abbey Road studios among other productions, and with whom he has also participated in festivals such as Lollapallooza Chile, Primavera Sound and SXSW (Austin, Texas).

Working in marketing, he directed the strategy for the skate brand Zoo York in Chile. Since 2018 he has been working at Red Bull Chile, leading the company"s culture strategy, under the role of Culture Manager, carrying out productions such as Red Bull Music Festival (2018), various signature events such as “Hasta Abajo” and “Barrio Mío”. He has also led the Red Bull Batalla de los Gallos Project in Chile and Uruguay, the most important Spanish spoken freestyle event in the world and one of the most important shows in Latin America.

After studying Fashion Media & Promotion alongside Music Business & Management, Effi ventured on a colourful career path that would end up with her working with independent music artists, record labels and management companies to create visual brands and aesthetics that successfully capture the artist and music.

Part of that colorful career path includes designing for a global fashion brand, styling for The Noisettes and establishing her own music education business.

Effi creates and implements each aspect of the creation, including overall visual, logo design, stage design, fashion styling and social media campaigns, ensuring each element conveys the artist in the most authentic way possible.

Fruzsina is the managing & festival director for SUPERBLOOM, the new major festival within the Goodlive Group (DE), at the historic Olympic Park and Olympic Stadium in Munich. 

Fruzsina was in charge to build up and develop the first European version of the US festival brand Lollapalooza in Berlin, which she lead as festival director and head creative between 2015-2020. 

Prior to that, she was the program & artistic director of the Sziget Festival in Budapest (H) for seven years. 

Fruzsina is board member of Yourope, the European Festival Association. 

She was the funding director of the Hungarian Music Export Office and the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Brussels. She co-founded CEETEP, the Central-Eastern European Talent Exchange Program that is now part of ETEP, the European Talent Exchange Program.

Fruzsina co-founded the "TAKE A STAND" movement within the music industry, encouraging social cohesion in our society, promoting awareness and tolerance for all cultures, genders, races, colours and religions. Over 100 festivals and talent agencies joined this initiative. 

In 2006 Fruzsina established the first CEE Showcase Festival and Conference in Budapest called RegiON.

Ilija Matkovic was born in 1977 in Novi Sad, Serbia. He finished High School in 1996, and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 2004. Although he had an idea to express himself and commit a life professionally to the Medical field, combined factors and political climate in Serbia in the early 2000"s moved his focus to the Music industry spontaneously. Exit festival was founded in 2000 in Novi Sad (Serbia) as a student movement, fighting for democracy and freedom in Serbia and the Balkans. As a part of the student movement and a member of student"s organization, Ilija actually started his professional career in the Music industry through the engagement in Exit festival 2001, in a Hospitality manager position, where he was in charge of complete Hospitality and logistics for all the artists. After eight years in the Hospitality field, Ilija expressed his scope of interests and founded a ticketing company Gigs Tix, which is now among the two biggest ticketing companies in Serbia. In 2008 he became in charge of the Sales Department at the Exit festival. Montenegrin branch of Serbian ticketing company Gigs Tix was established in 2014 (Gigs Tix Montenegro, in which Ilija has a role of CEO). 

Ilija has been a General Manager at Exit festival since 2015, and GM at No Sleep Festival from 2018. 

In these 21 years, Ilija has been a part of organization in many festivals and events in Serbia and surrounding countries, and had different roles, from Hospitality, Sales, Site management, Project Management, to General Manager"s role, so he has an impressive scope of knowledge and experience in different fields of live music industry: Major gigs: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna, Depeche Mode, Metallica, Amy Winehouse, Robbie Williams, Iron Maiden, Manu Chao, The Chemical Brothers, Kaiser Chiefs etc.; Major festivals: Sea Dance festival Montenegro 2014-2019, Sea Star festival Croatia 2017-2019, Festival 84 (Bosnia & Herzegovina) 2018, Revolution Festival Romania 2015-2018, No Sleep Festival Belgrade 2018-2019, Life Stream Project 2021, National Film Festival 2007, Cinema City Festival 2008, Refresh Festival Kotor Montenegro 2008, Snowboard and music Festival Kopaonik 2009, Share Conference Belgrade 2012-2013, Belgrade Calling Festival 2012, Warriors Dance Festival 2012, etc.

As a part of the core organisational team from the very beginning, Ilija is specially proud that Exit festival became one of greatest cultural, social, and entertainment events in the world. In 2013 i 2017 Exit won "The best Major European Festival Award ", which is the most influential festival title on the planet.

Ilija lives in Novi Sad Serbia, has a gorgeous family (the wife and two young girls), and he"s a huge fan of the Football Club Partizan from Belgrade.

James is the director and founder of Mystic Sons, a music press and radio company and online magazine based in London. He has recently founded a new London-based Record Label called Silent Kid Records, focusing on digital and vinyl releases.

Mystic Sons PR focuses on traditional national press and radio services in the UK, alongside digital marketing including tastemaker online blogging and spotify playlist plugging.

Over the years, James has a history of working with artists such as Gary Numan, Squarepusher, Swim Deep, Ladytron, Pendulum, The Bloody Beetroots, The Dead South, Ladytron, Andrew Bayer and Leftfield to name a few.

James" background is in music teaching and lecturing at the University of Sunderland, supported with a complete Master of Arts degree in Music Business and Education.

Jennifer Masset has been an advocate for Independent artists and labels for over 20 years. She started her career managing record stores in Chicago, Boston, NYC, and San Francisco before moving on to manage sales for the USA division of a Berlin-based distributor, Studio Distribution. Jennifer then ran the North American office for !K7 Label Group before stepping in to connect American Independent content owners with services who bring them to market for the non-profit, Indie label trade organization, A2IM. As Spotify"s Head of Indies, Commercial Partnerships, her role ensures Indie artists and labels are best utilizing the platform"s many helpful tools and features.

Highly successful DIY singer-songwriter artist with over 2.5M monthly listeners on Spotify and over 300M views on Youtube. 

Their songs have a success that does not depend on the trends of the moment, and each release is made in a very thoughtful way both sonically and aesthetically. 

Trained from childhood as a drummer and percussionist. He experimented with other instruments such as the violin and the piano until he discovered his best ally: the ukulele, with which he has learned to embrace the voice he has and to sing with sincerity the concerns of his soul.

Julia Kruptsova is a music industry professional with over 8 years of experience in different areas. Before starting her position as Music Community Lead at TikTiok East Europe she worked in music departments of Yandex and (biggest social media services in Eastern Europe). Her professional activity involves close cooperation with key industry players: major labels, media corporations, concert promoters and ticketing platforms. As Music Community Lead at TikTok Julia also focuses on celebrity management, working with top artists and bloggers.

Justin began his career in the music industry at Universal Music Group in 2006, working across a variety of digital roles including digital operations, advertising trafficking and product development before specialising in streaming focused initiatives.

After initially building the Digster playlist brand in the UK (now called HITS) in 2011 and organically growing its Spotify profile follower base to over 100k, Justin became curation manager full time in 2014, the first role of its kind in a UK record label.

In this role, the playlists he created amassed over 1/2 million followers in less than 12 months and have proved to be the foundations of Universal Music UK’s ongoing playlist marketing initiatives in the UK.

In December 2014, he left Universal Music Group to found Slice Music, a consultancy company that has advised clients such as Kobalt Label Services, AEI Group, Bacardi and more, on streaming strategies and playlist curation.

In 2016, he was headhunted by for a newly created role as Global Director of Streaming Strategy before returning to full-time consultancy with Slice Music in January 2020, this time offering similar services but with more of a focus on data analysis and interpretation.

Katia Giampaolo proudly manages ETEP top 5 artist JoyCut, who have toured extensively across North America, Europe and Asia.

At Estragon, Katia (Co-Director) is part of the team running Bologna’s famous Estragon Club and BOtanique festival, with shows from Paul Weller, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Kaki King… Estragon is the Italian branch of Europavox Project.

Katia is chair of MMF Italy. She is also a jury member of Music Moves Europe Talent Awards. Katia is a music lover, a sportswoman and a dreamer.

After 20 years of producing award-winning music concerts and worldwide tours, Keely is a highly experienced Tour Producer and Production Manager based in London, UK.

In 2005, she and a business partner formed The Production Office (TPO) which fast became the market-leading provider in live touring globally, delivering major music events and worldwide tours ranging from clubs to stadiums.

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Keely moved on in 2015 to establish Global Touring Office (GTO) where she continues to produce international tours at scale.

With an array of past and present clients: A-ha, Anastacia, Biffy Clyro, CBBC Festival, Dido, Kate Bush, Lily Allen, Muse, Take That to name but a few.

Recently, and as a result of the pandemic, she"s been lecturing for the Music Managers Forum (MMF), as well as leading conversations around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) as a part of the Tour Production Group (TPG). A global co-operative of touring professionals meeting to improve DEI, mental welfare, environmental sustainability and Covid-19 working procedures in live music touring.

Lutz Leichsenring is a consultant, keynote speaker and one of the world’s leading authorities on protecting nighttime economies. Lutz started his professional career immediately after high school, when he built one of the largest platforms for music event listings in Germany. He went on to run a music club and restaurant until 2010, and today is one of the chief shareholders of a Berlin-based talent recruiting event company "young targets" and Amsterdam-based nighttime advocacy consultancy "VibeLab".

Since 2009, Lutz has been the spokesman and executive board member for the Berlin Clubcommission and has fought tirelessly for the rights of Berlin’s vast underground club scene by organising protests, conferences, workshops and by speaking at round tables and parliamentary committees.

His role has led Lutz into Berlin’s Musicboard and Chamber of Commerce, where he frequently votes on development issues that protect creative space affected by gentrification and overregulation. In 2017, alongside civic luminary former Night Mayor of Amsterdam, Mirik Milan, Lutz launched Creative Footprint, a project to measure, compare and advocate for creative spaces in urban areas worldwide, like Berlin, New York and Tokyo.

During the Covid-19 crisis, Lutz initiated "United We Stream", a global music streaming platform to create awareness about club culture affected by the epidemic, and to support nighttime governances. Lutz is also part of the collaborative research project "Global Nighttime Recovery Plan" which releases several chapters to advise and showcase nighttime economies, involving institutions and scholars of University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and Fraunhofer Institut.

Magdalena Jensen specializes in international music strategy and, after 10 years in the European music industry, is dedicated to supporting and empowering her peers - especially women and minorities. She is co-founder of Chimes Agency, an artist management and consultancy agency that supports artists and brands in the development and implementation of music strategies. She is responsible for new business and acquisitions for The Orchard in Poland and the Baltics. A new venture Magdalena has co-founded is the independent boutique label Balance It Out, where she is the Creative Director. She is also co-founder and board member of the European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA) and leader of the training program for Keychange 2.0. In addition, Magdalena is a transformational coach and helps people thrive in the music industry.

Mandy Aubry is the Director of Business Development for EMEA and APAC at Songtrust, the world"s largest technology solution for global music publishing royalty collection and administration. Aubry is based in the Netherlands and leads Songtrust’s expansion across EMEA and APAC. She has more than 20 years of experience in the music industry, previously working for music publishing administrator Fintage House, and the renowned hard rock and heavy metal record label, Roadrunner Records. Aubry also holds the Rightsholder position on the Executive Board of the Association for Electronic Music. Mandy has a unique talent for demystifying the complexities surrounding music publishing, and is committed to its democratisation. Originally from London, Mandy lives with her family in the historical city of Leiden, in the Dutch province of South Holland.

Marjorie Scheker has over 13 years experience working in sync clearance and creative on both the publishing and master side. She graduated with a Masters in Arts Management from the Columbia College Chicago and then moved to Los Angeles to start her career in the music industry. After 5 years at Warner Chappell LA, Marjorie moved to Spain to fulfill a lifelong dream of living abroad. After a stint at Sony Music, Marjorie returned to the Warner family and is now co-head of Sync & Licensing for Warner Chappell & Warner Music Spain. 

Olya Moldavskaya is a music industry professional with over a decade of experience. She has overseen and participated in the music business footprint in Emerging Markets, including Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa, India etc. Her key areas of expertise are digital distribution, digital music trends, best practices, digital marketing and the future of the music industry.

Óscar Romagosa is a Civil Engineer (verifiable) and also the producer of Canada, one of the most renowned audiovisual production companies of the moment.

If directors Méndez and Serrano are glossed as the founding fathers of the company, Óscar would be the Mother under whose auspices the initial director"s studio became the international production company it is today.

The secret, according to him, is simple and consists of working, working and working... (in fact, Rihanna said it before him, he assures us).

He also says that it is key to always try to do the best work possible, that the mutual demand is greater than the expectations of agencies and clients, that in any case it is better to spend time shooting than waiting for opportunities to play games and so on.

One thing he often adds is that, always, you have to be guided by your artistic intuition.

His favourite place is Hollywood in Spring.

The production company Canada has been able to transfer the language of advertising, as well as the references of visual culture and cinema to the video clip, creating a complex universe, with its own iconography and style.

The Canadian production company is known for the content of its videos, which consists of an excellent combination of spontaneity, eroticism and beautiful photography. But perhaps what has attracted the attention of viewers the most is the fact that they have set aside taboos and managed to push the boundaries of cinema. Above all, by including revealing and striking images that are creatively intermingled, playing with the audience"s perception and offering them a few minutes they will not easily forget.

In 2018 Philipp founded WISE - The Future Think Tank ( in Beijing, bringing together thought leaders of the creative industries, music, science, and tech to discuss how we will and should live in the future.With two decades of experience within the global music industry - over ten of them pioneering in China/Asia - Philipp has been a speaker at nearly every major music conference.Since he first visited China in 2007 for China’s first annual festival, he has worked at one of the world’s largest events, the EXPO 2010 Shanghai for German government institution GIZ, he was the international advisor for Chinese gaming giant Kunlun, and he has co-founded music & creative agency/label FakeMusicMedia (FMM) / FakeLoveMusic (FLM).He has brought over 300 artists and speakers to China/Asia since (e.g. Hot Chip, Royksopp, Daddy G of Massive Attack), has managed some of China’s best talents (e.g. Nova Heart) and has authored several reports about the Chinese music industry (e.g. for Music Norway, Initiative Musik, Music Finland and Victoria Music Development Office).He has consulted and curated for various brands, government organisations & festivals and created The China Music Industry Report.Being fascinated by the possibilities of AI & VR for the creative sector and its positive impact on creating a low carbon future, he is a fervent researcher on these topics, trying to implement them for WISE and other conferences.He holds a master"s degree in International Relations / Economics, which he studied alongside Latin American Studies in Cologne and San Diego, where he had the pleasure to do an internship with the then highest ranking U.S. diplomat Ambassador, Jeffrey Davidow, while researching his thesis about the De-Regulation of Mexico’s Telecommunication Industry.Before coming to China, he worked as a freelance journalist at Germany’s biggest broadcaster.Whenever he finds time, he DJs under his moniker Metro Tokyo.

Known for developing talent and new music business/tech, as an entrepreneur, agent, manager, label executive, consultant, producer, partner and music supervisor, Singerman has represented R.E.M., Gipsy Kings, James Brown, Suzanne Vega, Violent Femmes, 10,000 Maniacs, Smithereens, Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, Fela Kuti, Bad Brains, pre-Beastie Boys, and King Sunny Ade, among many other artists. 

His main mission is to provide song subtitling solutions for music to become truly global, through universal understanding of lyrics. He is the Senior Vice President of International Publishing at LyricFind, for licensing and monetizing lyrics and legal translations from publishers and songwriters around the world, on more than 70 platforms such as Google Search, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora, Deezer, iIHeartRadio...

Robert directed the EU’s European Music Office, US and The French Music Export Office, North America. He represented the Brasil Music Exchange in North America; and created CAB (Chile, Argentina, Brazil Music Trade Mission Tour annually from 2016 through 2020). He’s assisted trade missions from many countries to many other countries, working with CIMA, A2IM, ABMI, Sounds Australia, Sounds from Spain, Eastern European execs and other countries, organisations, conferences and export offices. 

He’s given keynote speeches, moderated panels and spoken at events and universities worldwide, including at Canadian Music Week, Mondo, fluvial, WAMI, SIM SP, BIME, Music Trends Brasil, Path, Westway, Mama, SXSW, Midem, Womex, CMJ, NMS, Sync Summit, Digital Hollywood, Isla Viva, Reeperbahn, Caribbean Music Summit, Medimex, FIM PRO, Circulart, Live at Heart, Waves, Popkomm, Tourism Summit and Reggae Month in Jamaica, and the World Cultural Economic Forum, among many others.

Robert’s a partner in LyricFind, .MUSIC, Mondo, SyncSummit, YouBloom, Heaven11 and other companies. He’s on the Board of Directors/Advisors of SIM SP, Songtradr, VenuePilot and Make Music New York.

Scott Cohen is the co-founder of digital distribution pioneer The Orchard and, since 2019, the Chief Innovation Officer for the Recorded Music division of Warner Music Group.

As a well-recognised public speaker and lecturer, Scott travels the world evangelising new business models for the digital age. Scott’s music career started in the late ‘80s in independent and major label artist management. In addition to his responsibilities, he manages the Raveonettes, Dan Owen and Fallulah.

Scott is a human rights activist and strict vegan. No meat, fish, cheese, milk, honey, leather, wool or anything else derived from an animal. And did you know he is also a cyborg?

A veteran of the digital music business Stephen O"Reilly is a director at London based artist management company ie:music. O"Reilly is also the Managing Director at ie:ventures. During his career Stephen has worked with pioneering technology companies including Mobile Roadie & Topspin Media.

Sue Crawshaw, founder and owner of Pick and Mix Music has worked across all aspects of the music industry over the past 3 decades. She started her career in music publishing and performing rights. 18 years ago she founded Pick and Mix Music, a TV & Film creative company. As a music supervisor, she has worked on successful BAFTA and Emmy Award winning TV productions including THE CROWN Seasons 1 & 2 (Netflix), STRIKE BACK Seasons 6, 7 and 8 (HBO / Cinemax), OASIS (Amazon pilot), ORIGIN (YouTube Red), THE REPLACEMENT (BBC). Past credits also include the BAFTA nominated “SON OF RAMBOW’ (Paramount), HE KILLS COPPERS (BBC), RAW (RTE) and LOVE HATE (RTE). Her most recent work in 2020 can be seen on ITV’s ‘Quiz’ and BBC’s ‘Sitting in Limbo’ with ‘Behind Her Eyes’ on Netflix.

Suzi Green has a career in the music industry spanning 25 years, and has tour managed artists including PJ Harvey, Katie Melua, The Chemical Brothers and Placebo. 

After experiencing burn out, she left the industry and retrained as a Naturopathic Nutritionist and having returned to the business, uses her skills on tour, to the benefit of artists and crew. Passionate about wellbeing, Suzi"s aim is to help bring awareness to our beloved music industry around both physical and mental health. During COVID shutdown, she"s founded a peer zoom group "The Back Lounge" as a way for live music professionals to connect and support each other in troubled times as well as chairing Mental Welfare sessions as part of a larger group or tour and production managers - The Production Group.

Tatiana Zhuravskaya started her career in the music industry as a radio presenter at the Russian radio station MAXIMUM in Omsk, Siberia. She continued at the world-famous Ekaterinburg Tele-Club, first in the promotion department, and then as a booking and booking manager.

Also managed a couple of quite famous Russian indie bands - Obe Dve and OQJAV and was head of the team of A-list Russian artist Elena Temnikova.

She has been a lecturer at Moscow Music School for three years.

Nowadays, Tatiana is a producer at, one of the main platforms for online events in Russia.

Turo Pekari is an innovation specialist, researcher, advisor, mentor, ecosystem and community builder based in Helsinki, Finland.

As an expert in open innovation, future technologies, metadata and rights tech, startup economy, innovation policy and funding mechanisms, Turo is speaking and lecturing frequently around the world.

He currently leads Music Finland, the Finnish music export office.

With a background in music publishing, Vik left Imagem Music in 2012 to found Elephant Music. Starting off as a publisher for bands and musician friends, Elephant took a different path with the success of the Piano Works albums in collaboration with Richard Schrieber. Since then, Elephant Music has won numerous awards and hundreds of industry topping syncs and placements over the years. Vik also co-founded Split Music, a label focused on sync for experimental music from composers, DJs, bands and musicians from across the world.

Vik also founded the virtual instrument company Mammoth Audio in 2019, with it"s first instrument "Density" receiving fantastic reviews from publications such as MusicTech and Sound on Sound. In 2020, Vik co-founded Protege, a career focused music production school with composer and long-time collaborator, Richard Schrieber. Combining their expertise in composition and sync music licensing, the school is dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generation of trailer music composers.

Vik"s publishing credits include:

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, Ad Astra, The Handmaid"s Tale, Avengers 4: Endgame, Game Of Thrones, The Predator, X-Men Apocalypse, Captain America: Civil War, Fantastic Four.

Awards include:

- Best Use of Music in a Movie Trailer - Music and Sound Awards 2019 - Trailer for "Glass" featuring Rakasha by Richard Schrieber and Vikram Gudi.

- Best use of music in movie trailers and promos - Music and Sound Awards 2018 - "Mother" trailer featuring Syndrome by Richard Schrieber and Vikram Gudi.

- 2017 Golden Trailer Award - Best Sound Editing - Awarded to Editpool for the Sully "brace" trailer, featuring 3-track sound editing by Elephant Music.

Coordinator at EMEE - European Music Exporters Exchange, and an independent consultant, analyst, researcher and writer. Currently based in Brussels, Belgium. Virgo is also a board member of Estonian Authors" Society.

Between 2014 - 2020 he served as the founding director at Music Estonia, the Estonian music export office and industry development centre.

He’s had a moderately long career of playing the guitar in various styles and formats, mostly in improvised music and he’s been active in music education - as the founding member and first chairman of the Estonian Rhythmic Music Education Society, author of a music theory handbook and a teacher in several Estonian music schools.

A Digital Entertainment Expert with 15+ years experience, Yvan Boudillet is the founder of TheLynk, a strategic advisory agency dedicated to connect the dots between start-ups and creative industries with a focus on music and live experience. In April 2020, TheLynk co-founded with 8 other partners a Pan-European remote Hackathon & Accelerator called #NextStageChallenge to come up with innovative solutions for the live sector.

A regular international speaker and jury member (SXSW, Wallifornia, Slush Music, Sonar+D, Midem, Music Inc. India, Mifa, 4YFN, ISMIR, Eurosonic) and lecturer specialised in MusicTech Ecosystems and Data-driven Transformation of Creative Economy, Yvan is passionate about bridging artistic and tech talents who together invent new ways to create, discover, experience and monetise music.

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