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Here’s who will be speaking at #NMS15

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Adam Mersel
Manager, Kemosabe

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Adam Pallin
Songwriter, ASTR

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Ademola Ogundele
Founder/CEO, Notjustok LLC

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Aimee Berger
Founder, CAMPLIFIED / Talent Management, Primary Wave Entertainment

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Alex Bilo
Producer & Songwriter

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Alex Mailman
Business Director, J. Walter Thompson

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Alex White
CoFounder, Next Big Sound

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Amaechi Uzoigwe
Manager, RUN THE JEWELS/Partner, GRAiNEY Pictures

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Andreas Katsambas
CEO and Founder, The End Records

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Anya Grundmann
Executive Director, NPR Music/Acting VP, NPR Programming

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Ariel Hyatt
Founder, Cyber PR

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Avery Lipman
Co-Founder / Chief Executive, Republic Records

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Billy Fields
VP/Sales Account Management, Warner Music Group

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Billy Mann
CEO, Green & Bloom/Topline

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Blake Morgan
Artist Manager

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Brad Navin
CEO, The Orchard

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Brian Hetherman
Chair, IMMF

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Bryan Burkert
Owner: Sound Garden Record Store / The Get Down Dance Club / The Rockwell Bar

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Bryan Calhoun
Co-Founder, Freeform Development Inc.

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Bryan Fryzel
Producer (Frequency)

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Cassandra Kubinski
Singer/Songwriter

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Charles Caldas
CEO, Merlin

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Che Pope
Producer

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Chloe Weise
A&R Coordinator, RCA Records

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Chris Atlas
Executive Vice President, Def Jam Recordings

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Chris Nilsson
President, 10th Street Entertainment

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Chris Phillips
Chief Product Officer, Pandora

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Christian McKnight
SVP Music, NY/NJ/PA, Live Nation

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Christine Lepera, Esq.
Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

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Clay Busch
General Manager, Danny Wimmer Presents

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Clay Hunnicutt
EVP and General Manager, Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

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Clio Massey
Director A&R, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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Craig Anderton
Executive Vice-President, Gibson Brands

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Craig Kallman
Chairman/CEO of the Atlantic Records Group

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Craig Swann
Founder, Looplab

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Dan Cohen
VP of Marketing, Caroline

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Dan Ghosh-Roy
Head of Marketing & Digital Strategy, PledgeMusic

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Daniel Glass
Founder/President, Glassnote Entertainment Group

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Danielle Aguirre, Esq.
General Counsel & SVP, Business Affairs - National Music Publishers Association

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Dave Hansen
General Manager, Epitaph/ANTI-Records

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Dave Lory
President, DJL Live Music Productions

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David Frear
Executive Vice President / CFO, SiriusXM

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David Macias
CoFounder, Thirty Tigers

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David Spero
Founder, DSM Inc.

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Dean Raise
Artist Manager, C3 Management

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Deborah Newman, Esq.
Consultant/Attorney, Founder of MusicStrat

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Denis Leary
Actor, Comedian

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Derrick Aroh
A&R Rep / Scout, RCA Records

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Diana Akin
Senior Coordinator, Writer/Publisher, SESAC

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Dick Huey
Founder, Toolshed Inc.

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Dominic Pandiscia
President, Caroline

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Doug McVehil
Senior Vice President, Content and Programming Vevo

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Ed Peto
Founder, Outdustry Group

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Ed Christman
Reporter, Billboard Magazine

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Edward Vetri
CEO/President, Wind-up Entertainment

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Elliot A. Resnick, Esq.
Attorney At Law, SAHWH, LLP

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Elliot Scheiner
Producer, Trackma Prod

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Emily White
Co-Founder, Whitesmith Entertainment & Readymade Records

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Emmanuel de Buretel
Founder & CEO, Because Group

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Emmanuel Zunz
Founder & CEO, ONErpm

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Eric de Fontenay
Founder, MusicDish

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Eric McLellan
Director of A&R, Sire Records/Warner Bros.

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Farrah Bezner
Marketing Director, Halls and Candy, Mondel?z International

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Felix Cavaliere
Member of the Young Rascals

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Frank Filipetti
Producer, Earwhacks Ltd.

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Frank Johnson
CEO, MediaNet

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Frank Luby
Co-founder/CEO, Present Tense LLC

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Fred Hanba
A&R, Tommy Boy Entertainment

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Freddy DeMann
Co-Founder, Maverick Records

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Gil Aronow
EVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Commercial Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment

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Gunnar Nelson
Member of the Nelson Brothers

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Han Kim
Artist Manager, Outerloop Management

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Harlan Frey
Senior Vice President of Touring and Artist Development, Atlantic Records

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Heath Miller
VP of Concerts, Webster Hall. Founder / President, Excess dB Entertainment

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Holly Knight
Songwriter/Music Producer, Holly Knight/Good Knight Songs

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Ian Allen
Vice President, Business Affairs Admin., Universal Music Group

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Jaddan Comerford
Owner, UNIFIED

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Jake Gold
President, The Management Trust

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James Adam Shelley
Songwriter, Producer, and Multi-Instrumentalist

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Jason Flom
Chief Executive Officer, Lava Records

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Jay Boberg
Chairman, Isolation Network. Chairman, VADIO.

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Jay Frank
Founder and CEO, DigSin

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Jay Rosenthal, Esq.
Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

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Jeff Lanier
Label Manager, Chesky Records

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Jem Aswad
Contributing Editor, Billboard Magazine

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Jenna Andrews
Singer/Songwriter

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Jenna H. Rubenstein
Creative, Insieme Music Publishing, Insieme / Glassnote

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Jennifer Newman Sharpe
Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Jennifer Newman Sharpe, PLL

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Jeremy Summers
Entertainment Marketing and Management Professional, Prospect Park Records

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Jesper Thorsson
CEO, Export Music Sweden AB

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Jill Kaplan
Producer of Video and Content, Columbia Records/Sony Music

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Jim Lidestri
Founder & CEO, Border City Media

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Jim Roppo
EVP of Marketing, Republic Records

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Jimmy Douglass
Producer

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Jimmy Landry
Head of Artist and Public Relations, Gibson Brands - Cakewalk

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Joe Cuello
CCO, TuneCore

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John Dickey
Executive Vice President of Content & Programming, Cumulus Media

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John Rudolph
Principal, Music Analytics

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Jon Baltz
Vice President/Co-Founder, InDMusic

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Jon Vanhala
CEO, Crossfade Partners

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Jonathan Daniel
Founder, Crush Music

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Jonathan Azu
General Manager/EVP, Red Light Management

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Jonathan Dworkin
SVP, Strategy and Business Development, MixRadio

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Jonnie Davis
Senior Vice President, A&R/Head of Label Services for Round Hill Music

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Josh Solomon
Musician, The Empty Pockets

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Julia Massimino
VP, Global Public Policy, SoundExchange

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Julie Swidler
Executive Vice President/Business Affairs & General Counsel, Sony Music Entertainment

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Julien Simon
VP Music Rights and US Operations, Deezer

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Justin Smith
Producer (aka JUST BLAZE)

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Katie Garcia
A&R, Secretly Label Group / Co-Founder, Bayonet Records

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Katie Schlosser
Director of Label Relations North America, Spotify

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Keith D'Arcy
Creative Licensing & Catalog Acquisition, Songs Music Publishing

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Keith Tucker
A&R, Def Jam Recordings

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Ken Anderson, Esq.
Special Counsel, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Kenny Weagly
SVP/A&R and Label Services/ADA Worldwide, Warner Music Group

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Kevin Liles
FounderandCEO, KWL Management/Partner, 300 Entertainment/Founder, RSM Sports Management Group

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Kino Childrey
Head, The Initiative Group

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Kristina Grossmann
A&R, Republic Records

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Larry LeBlanc
Senior Editor, CelebrityAccess

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Larry Mills
CEO, We Are The Hits

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Laura Margolin
Team Member: Creative/Administration/A&R Departments, Insieme Music Publishing

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Lyle Shemer
Copywriter / Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson

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Mantis Evar
Co-Founder/EVP, Indaba Music

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Mark Beaven
Manager/Producer, AAM Inc

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Mark Piro
Musical Curator/Head of Analog Spark at Analog Spark/Razor & Tie

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Mark Summers
Producer / CEO, SCORCCio Sample Replays

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Martin Atkins
Multifaceted Music Entrepreneur and Author

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Mathieu Drouin
Co-Founder, Crystal Math Music

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Matthew Johnson
President, Fat Possum Records

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Michael Kurtz
President, Dept. of Record Stores

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Michael Abbattista
Global Head of Telecom/ISP Partnerships, Spotify

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Michael Goldstone
Founder/Owner, Mom + Pop Music

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Michael Healy
Executive Vice President, Music & Distribution, Entertainment One U.S. LP

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Michael Martin
PD, KLLC/KMVQ / SVP of Programming and Music Initiatives

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Mike McCready
Co-Founder/ CEO, Music Xray

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Mike Mowery
President and Managing Partner, Outerloop Management

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Natalia Nastaskin
CEO/General Counsel, U.S.A, The Agency Group

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Natalia Romiszewski
A&R, Lava Records

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Neeta Ragoowansi
President, Women in Music

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Neil Gillis
President, Round Hill Music

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Nick Catchdubs
Co-founder, Fools Gold

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Nina Palmer
Sales Director, Ross-Ellis Printing

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Noah Preston
VP of A&R, Def Jam Recordings

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Orlando Wharton
A&R, Atlantic Records

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Owen Grover
SVP & GM at iHeartRadio

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Paramdeep Singh
CoFounder/Executive Chairman, Saavn

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Patricia Chin
Founder, VP Records

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Paul Cheetham
International Project Manager, Reeperbahn Festival/Founder and CEO of Heartburst Management

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Paul Greco
Head of Music Department, J. Walter Thompson

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Paul Rosenberg
Founder / CEO, Goliath Artists Inc. President, Shady Records

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Perry Greenspan
Director of Strategy, Platinum Rye Entertainment

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Peter Asher
President, Peter Asher Management

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Peter Szabo
SVP Head of Music & US Ad Sales at Shazam

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Portia Sabin
President, Kill Rock Stars. Owner, Shotclock Management

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Prashant Bahadur
Senior Vice President of Strategy, The Orchard

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Ralph Simon
CEO & Founder, Mobilium Global - mobile

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Richard Stumpf
Founder / CEO, Atlas Music Publishing

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Rob Hitt
Manager, Crush Music

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Robert A. Celestin, Esq.
Founder/Partner RAC Law Offices

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Robert Levine
Journalist

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Ronny Krieger
International Music Executive/Consultant/Educator

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Rosie Lopez
President, Tommy Boy Entertainment

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Ross Michaels
Founder, Park Avenue Artists

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Russ Crupnick
Managing Partner, MusicWatch Inc.

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Ryan Fitch
VP Sync Licensing & Brand Partnerships, MAC Presents

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Sam Alpert
VP, Marketing, AM Only

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Sami Valkonen
Director of International Partnerships, Google

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Scott Berenson
Director/Claims Management, SoundExchange

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Sean Douglas
Songwriter

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Sean Glover
Director of Industry Affairs, SoundExchange

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Shamal Ranasinghe
Co-Founder/CEO, Fluence

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Shlomo Lipetz
National Program Director, City Winery

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Simon Wheeler
Director of Digital, The Beggars Group

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Sophia Chang
SVP of A&R Operations, Island Records. Co-founder, Science Genius

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Steele Saldutti
Songwriter/Producer/ DIYer, VanLadyLove

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Steve Gordon
Entertainment Attorney / Author / Educator

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Steve Sheldon
President, Rainbo Manufacturing

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Steve Bartels
CEO, Def Jam Recordings

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Steve Blatter
Sr. VP/General Manager, Music Programming & Digital Music, SiriusXM Radio

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Steve Ferguson
Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency

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Steve Savoca
Vice President of Content & Distribution, Spotify

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Tapio Korjus
President/CEO and Founder, Rockadillo Records

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Taylor Flynn
Digital Marketing/A&R, Photo Finish

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Theda Sandiford
VP of Commerce, Republic Records

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Theo Aronson
Founder, Ooh La La Records

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Tom Corson
President & COO, RCA Records

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Tony Brummel
Founder, Victory Records

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Tony Girakhoo
Head of A&R, G-Unit Records

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Tor Hansen
Co-Owner, Redeye Distribution and Yep Roc Records.

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Vania Schlogel
Chief Investment Officer, Tidal

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Vickie Starr
Co-Owner, Girlie Action Media & Management

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Victor Zaraya
Chief Operating Officer, Razor & Tie

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Will Page
Director of Economics, Spotify

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Ziggy Chareton
A&R Manager, Island Records

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