RightsTech Summit Online 2022

Join us on September 21-22!

The RightsTech Summit brings together a unique mix of creators, media rights owners, technology developers, investors, legal professionals and entrepreneurs from all corners of the media & entertainment world to see, hear and discuss the latest innovations in media rights management and licensing.

2022 Agenda

All times are listed in PT.
Day 1
21 Sep 2022

NFTs, Rights and Royalties

There is more to NFTs than bored apes and digital collectibles. Artists, musicians and other creators are turning to crypto tokens to fund new projects, sell fractional rights ownership and...
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Christof Straub
Brian Scudder
Steve Stewart

Keynote Conversation

Keynote will be announced soon!

Podcasts and Audio Originals: The New IP Incubators

TV schedules and streaming libraries are filling up with series based on podcasts. Hollywood stars and hitmaking music artists are signing deals to create original audio productions with an eye...
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Suemyra Shah
Alexia Bedat
Michele Cobb

Web3, VR, and the Metaverse: Rights and Licensing for Immersive Applications

From virtual concerts to virtual reality, new technologies are enabling new, immersive experiences, and creating new use cases for music, video and other intellectual property. But will new use cases...
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Jessica Vaughn
Stacey Haber
Deborah Mannis-Gardner
Vickie Nauman
Day 2
22 Sep 2022

Bringing New Life to Old Catalog

From new search and discovery tools to synthetic voice production and sonic analysis, discover how artificial intelligence and other new technologies are helping rights owners capture untapped value from their...
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Martin Nedvěd
Bill Wolfsthal
Hazel Savage

Featured Presentation

Speakers to be announced soon!

Metadata: Right, from the Start

From music to movies to books and podcasts, metadata makes the digital world go ‘round. But bad or missing data can quickly knock it off kilter, leading to missed licensing...
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Sylvain Piat
Diane Cogan
John Maxwell Hobbs

The Price of Rights: Will the Deals Keep Coming?

The pandemic-driven streaming surge, coupled with record low interest rates and fiscal stimulus helped fuel a half decade of explosive growth in rights-based asset trading, catalog M&A and content licensing...
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Jason Peterson
Patrick Russo
Alaister Moughan

2021 Speakers Included:

Alison Wenham

Advisor,
Music Credit Fund

Allen Bargfrede

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer,
Verifi Media

Bret Heiman

VP Global Partnerships,
AEG Presents

Bruno Guez

CEO,
Revelator

Christopher Kenneally

Senior Director, Content Marketing,
Copyright Clearance Center

Cristina Perpiñá-Robert Navarro

Director of Legal Affairs,
CISAC

Danielle Coffey

Executive Vice President and General Counsel,
News Media Alliance

David Marlin

President and Co-Founder,
MetaComet Systems

Drew Delis

COO,
Orfium

Helienne Lindvall

Chair of the Songwriter Committee & Board Director,
The Ivors Academy of Music Creators

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

International Music Managers Forum, Copyright Committee

Jim Griffin

VP Licensing,
Pex

Jo Keymoore

Senior Director of Global Content Acquisitions,
FilmRise

Jordi Puy

CEO,
Unison

Kelly Sumner

Chairman,
SonicData

Mark Isherwood

Secretariat,
Digital Data Exchange, LLC (DDEX)

Martin Cernosek

Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director,
BMC Management Corp

Matt Lutz

Founder and CEO,
Music Benefactors

Michael Pitoglou

Director of Product,
Orfium

Michele Cobb

Executive Director,
Audio Publishers Association

Mike Hurst

CEO & Co-Founder,
Exactuals

Patrick Russo

Partner,
Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC

Peter Rafelson

Co-Founder,
ElectraCast

Phil Ranta

CEO,
Wormhole Labs

Rory Bernard

CEO,
Synchtank

Roy Kaufman

Managing Director, Business Development and Government Relations,
Copyright Clearance Center

Sandra Chastanet

Rightsholders & International Director,
The Centre Français d’exploitation du droit de Copies (CFC)

Seth Shapiro

CEO,
Artaku NFT

Stefan Schulz

CEO and Co-Founder,
Bitfury Surround

Wout van Wijk

CEO,
News Media Europe

Past Speakers Include:

Adi Sideman

Founder and CEO,
YouNow

Adrienne Fields

Director of Legal Affairs,
Artists Rights Society (ARS)

Alisa Coleman

Chief Operating Officer,
ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.

Amelia Wang Binder

Vice President,
Government and Industry Affairs,
NMPA

Ben McEwen

Commercial Director,
ICE (London)

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel,
Music Reports

D.K. Smith

CMO & Co-­Founder,
dxDigital.com

Dae Bogan

Head of Third Party Partnerships,
Mechanical Licensing Collective

Daniel Dewar

Founder,
Paperchain

Daniel Doubrovkine

CTO,
Artsy.net

Deep Ghumman

Principal,
Advisory Services
EY

Elgin Thompson

Managing Director,
Digital Capital Advisors

Heather Reid

Dean of Library & Learning Resources, Berklee College of Music

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

International Music Managers Forum, Copyright Committee

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo Music

Jessica Sobhraj

CEO,
Cosynd

Jim McKelvey

Co-Founder,
Square

Jonathan Skogmo

Founder & CEO,
Jukin Media

Keith Kupferschmid

CEO,
Copyright Alliance

Lee Greer

Founder & President,
NPREX

Lui Simpson

Executive Director, International Enforcement and Trade Policy Association of American Publishers

Maurice Russell

CEO & Founder,
Media Rights Management

Merck Mercuriadis

CEO, Founder, & Managing Partner,
Hipgnosis Songs Ltd.

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Michael Simon

President, Rumblefish;
President & CEO, Harry Fox Agency LLC

Neeta Ragoowansi

SVP, Biz Dev & Legal Affairs/Co-Founder,
NPREX

Nile Rodgers

Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Songwriter, Musician, and Singer

Panos Panay

Vice President, Innovation and Strategy, Berklee College of Music; Managing Director, Berklee: Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Pete Mathias

Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program,
Bertelsmann

Rasty Turek

CEO,
PEX

Robert Kasunic

Robert Kasunic, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice, United States Copyright Office

Robert Norton

CEO & Co-founder,
Verisart

Rodney Edler

VP Commercial Operations,
Virtusales Publishing Solutions

Stu Levy

Founder,
TOKYOPOP, POP Comics, POP Crypto

Sun Jen Yung

Partner,
Head of Digital Media,
Nfluence Partners

Susan Allen

Attorney Advisor (Copyright), United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Taishi Fukuyama

Co-founder, COO,
Amadeus Code

Tatiana Moroz

Founder & CEO, Crypto Media Hub

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Tim DuBois

Award-Winning Songwriter, former VP, ASCAP and President, Arista Records

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