2018 Speakers

2018 KEYNOTES & FIRESIDE CHATS

Merck Mercuriadis

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

Nile Rodgers

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

2018 VIEW FROM THE TOP SPEAKERS

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)

Christopher Kenneally

Director,
Business Development,
Copyright Clearance Center

Deep Ghumman

Principal,
Advisory Services
EY

Jarrod Dicker

CEO,
Po.et

Keith Kupferschmid

CEO,
Copyright Alliance

Lillian Ruiz

COO & Co-Founder,
Civil Media Company

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Sarah Howes

Director & Counsel, Government & Public Policy,
Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television & Radio Artists

2018 SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Adrienne Fields

Director of Legal Affairs,
Artists Rights Society (ARS)

Ahmed Elgammal

CEO,
Artrendex

Alex Bulkin

Co-Founder & Chief Alchemist,
CoinFund

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)

Cédric Cobban

President & Founder,
PeerTracks Inc.

Chauncy Jackson

President,
Siri Music Group

Cheryl Potts

Founder & CEO,
Cleerkut

Christopher Kenneally

Director,
Business Development,
Copyright Clearance Center

Christopher Sprigman

Professor,
New York University School of Law
Co-Director,
Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy

D.K. Smith

CMO & Co-­Founder,
dxDigital.com

Dae Bogan

CEO,
TuneRegistry

Daniel Dewar

Founder,
Paperchain

Daniel Doubrovkine

CTO,
Artsy.net

Danny Anders

CEO & Founder,
ClearTracks

Deep Ghumman

Principal,
Advisory Services
EY

Drew Waters

Vice President,
VEVA Sound

Edward Klaris

Managing Partner,
KlarisIP

Eugene Mopsik

CEO,
American Society for Collective Rights Licensing (ASCRL)

G. Thomas Esmay

Director of Business Development,
SingularDTV

Georgii Speakman

Founder,
OUT.LI.ER

Jackson Turner

Partner,
Soundchains

Jacob Varghese

Founder & Director,
Noctil

Jarrod Dicker

CEO,
Po.et

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo Music

Jessica Sobhraj

CEO,
Cosynd

JJ Rosen

EVP of Music Strategy & Industry Relations,
Splice

Jonathan Skogmo

Founder & CEO,
Jukin Media

Keith Kupferschmid

CEO,
Copyright Alliance

Lillian Ruiz

COO & Co-Founder,
Civil Media Company

Mario Pena

Product Manager,
Safe Creative Ltd.

Mark Willis

Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer,
Texel

Maurice Russell

CEO & Founder,
Media Rights Management

Merck Mercuriadis

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

Michael Simon

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

Misha Libman

Co-Founder & Head of Product,
Snark.art

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Nile Rodgers

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

Noah Becker

President,
AdRev

Paul Sweeting

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

Pete Mathias

Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program,
Bertelsmann

Rasty Turek

CEO,
Pex

Razi Rais

Subject Matter Expert (Blockchain),
Microsoft

Rick Goetz

Marketing Director,
ONErpm

Robert Levine

Author,
Freelance writer

Robert Norton

CEO & Co-founder,
Verisart

Sarah Howes

Director & Counsel, Government & Public Policy,
Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television & Radio Artists

Stu Levy

Founder,
TOKYOPOP, POP Comics, POP Crypto

Sun Jen Yung

Partner,
Head of Digital Media,
Nfluence Partners

Taishi Fukuyama

Co-founder, COO,
Amadeus Code

Vaughn Mckenzie-Landell

CEO & Co-Founder,
JAAK

Virginie Berger

Managing Partner,
DBTHCap Ventures

PAST KEYNOTES AND FIRESIDE CHATS INCLUDED

Jim McKelvey

Co-Founder, Square

Robert Kasunic

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

PAST VIEW FROM THE TOP SPEAKERS INCLUDED

Brandon Nelson

CEO, PerDiem

Dae Bogan

Co-founder and CEO, TuneRegistry

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

International Music Managers Forum, Copyright Committee

Jeff Schneider

President & CFO, Royalty Exchange

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo Music

Lui Simpson

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

Michael Simon

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

Sun Jen Yung

Managing Director and Head of Digital Media and Internet, Headwaters

PAST PANELISTS & PRESENTERS

Adi Sideman

Founder and CEO, YouNow

Alisa Coleman

Chief Operating Officer,
ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports

Bill Wilson

VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development, Music Business Association

Bryce Weiner

Founder, Tao Network

Chris Crawford

CEO, Loudr

Christopher Kenneally

Director,
Business Development,
Copyright Clearance Center

Danny Anders

CEO & Founder,
ClearTracks

Dick Huey

Head of Partnerships, Jaxsta

Dominic Pandiscia

CEO, PledgeMusic

Drew Silverstein

Founder & CEO, Amper Music

Edward Klaris

Managing Partner,
KlarisIP

Elgin Thompson

Managing Director, Digital Capital Advisors

Eugene Mopsik

CEO,
American Society for Collective Rights Licensing (ASCRL)

Hale Boggs

Partner, Corporate and Finance Capital Markets, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Chair, Manatt Digital

Heather Reid

Dean of Library & Learning Resources, Berklee College of Music

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo Music

Jim Griffin

Managing Director, OneHouse

Joe Naylor

Founder, President & CEO, ImageRights International, Inc.

Karen Peláez

Subsidiary Rights Manager, Harvard University Press

Konstantin Richter

CEO, Blockdaemon

Kris Kliemann

President, Kliemann & Co.

Lee Greer

Founder & President, NPREX

Louis Smoller

Attorney, Savur Threadgold LLP

Mark Isherwood

DDEX Secretariat, Digital Data Exchange, LLC

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Nathan Lands

Co-Founder & CEO, Binded

Panos Panay

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

Paul Sweeting

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

Rahul Rumalla

Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Paperchain

Robert Binning

CEO, StreamSpace, LLC

Robert Singerman

VP International Publishing, LyricFind

Rodney Edler

VP Commercial Operations, Virtusales Publishing Solutions

Stephen White

CEO, Dubset Media

Susan Allen

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

Tatiana Moroz

Founder & CEO, Crypto Media Hub

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Thomas Minkus

Managing Director, IPR License

Vaughn McKenzie

Co-Founder and CEO, JAAK

Virginie Berger

CEO, Armonia Online

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