Leading Execs and Artists from Universal Music, Warner Bros., Pandora, Sony, MOG, Tunecore, Tommy Boy Records, StubHub/eBay Tickets, Topspin, SkullCandy and More to Gather for Prestigious Music EventLOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 — (PRNewswire) — Digital Media Wire today announced initial speakers and keynoters and agenda for the 6th Annual Digital Music Forum West ( www.digitalmusicforum.com/west), to be held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles on October 6-7th, 2010.
The two-day event is the industry's only comprehensive digital music conference focused on the evolution and future of digital music. The conference agenda, which includes senior participants from major labels, leading indie labels, social networks, online music retailers, mobile companies, artists and association heads, includes top keynotes, discussions and panels on topics including mobile apps, the state of the digital union, the future of Internet radio, online video, digital innovation, investments, the digital copyright debates, rights management, social networking and touring.
Attendees are over 300 senior decision-makers from record labels, music publishers, producers and distributors, technology companies, wireless companies, rights organizations, industry bodies, radio, advertising, attorneys, artists, investors and venture capitalists.
Confirmed speakers include:
Rick Alden, Founder & CEO, SkullCandy
Tom Silverman, Founder & Chairperson, Tommy Boy Records
Chris Tsakalakis, General Manager, StubHub/eBay Tickets
Nic Adler, Owner, The Roxy
John Boyle, President, Hello Music
Jeff Bronikowski, Head of Music, Yahoo!
Abe Burns, Digital / Online Marketing, Career Artist Management (Frontline)
Aydin Caginalp, Partner, Entertainment & Media Group, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic
Russ Crupnick, VP & Sr. Entertainment Industry Analyst, The NPD Group
Thomas Cullen, Co-Founder & VP Market Development, Sonos
Jan D'Alessandro, VP, Bus. Dev. & General Counsel, Topspin Media
David Del Beccaro, CEO & Founder, Music Choice
Eric Garland, CEO, BigChampagne
Albhy Galuten, VP, Media Technology Strategy, Sony Corporation of America
Jordan Glazier, CEO, Eventful
Fred Goodman, Author & Music Journalist
Aaron Grosky, President, Control Room
Celia Hirschman, Host, KCRW's On the Beat
David Hyman, CEO & Founder, MOG
Jack Isquith, SVP, Digital Music, Warner Bros. Records
Claes Loberg, CEO, Guvera
David Marcus, SVP, Strategic Initiatives, Warner Bros. Records
Vickie Nauman, VP, North America, 7digital
Brad Navin, CEO, The Orchard
Jeff Price, CEO, Tunecore
Ty Roberts, CTO, Gracenote
Michael Robertson, CEO, MP3Tunes
Jim Rondinelli, SVP, Strategic Development, Slacker
Mitch Rotter, SVP, Marketing & Product Dev., Universal Music Group
Tim Scanlin, CEO & Founder, Brandracket & BrandsForBands
Asya Shein, CEO, Fusicology
Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire
Pierce Stacy, Director of Business & Legal Affairs, IODA
Jessica Steel, SVP, Business Development, Pandora
Patrick Sullivan, CEO, RightsFlow
Arvind Venkateswaran, SVP, WW Bus Dev / GM - Americas & Asia, Geodesic
Les Watkins, SVP, Bus. Affairs & Bus. Development, Music Reports
Adam Wolf, Senior Creative Director, pigFACTORY Music, USA
Event sponsors and media partners include Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Rovi, Cisco, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, NVPR, A2IM, Mashable, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Aquarium Drunkard, New Music Tipsheet, EMF, KCRW.com, Music Connection, Fusicology, Mary-Margaret Network, AFTRA, Filter Magazine, Billboard abd PR Newswire
For complete agenda, registration and event details please visit: http://www.digitalmusicforum.com/west.
Other prominent Digital Media Wire events include the LA Games Conference; NY Games Conference; Future of Television East; Future of Film Summit; Digital Music Forum East; Digital Media Conference East and West; and Digital Media Insider @ CES. Digital Media Wire is also a programming partner for the annual Canadian Music Week.
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