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Adam Gaynor

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Founder/Guitarist of Grammy Award winning & multi-platinum iconic group MATCHBOX 20, with Rob Thomas became one of the biggest selling acts of the 90’s; now an new media/product/branding entrepreneur doing global innovations. ...
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Brandon Squar

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ADA Distribution VP, Label Development and Strategy, Digital Sales & MarketingBrandon is responsible for managing the digital business and driving digital revenue, as well as providing strategic marketing opportunities and brand partnerships for 100+ records labels distributed by AD ...
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Tom Callahan

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Industry vet Tom Callahan has held senior management and VP positions at Enigma Records, IRS Records and Virgin Records in the late 80's and early 90's. He started Tom Callahan & Associates management and consulting business in 1992.Tom has been involved with breaking some of the biggest artists in ...
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Carnetta Jones

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Director/Producer (film/reality TV)/ActorCarnetta Jones has directed, produced and acted in films screened in festivals worldwide from Los Angeles to Cannes.Before focusing on directing films, Carnetta directed over 40 stage plays as the Artistic Director of Antelope Valley Christia ...
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Casey Thomas

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Entertainment Integration DirectorEntertainment integration director, Casey Thomas, has spent over 22 years engaged in the fundamental sectors of the entertainment industry. Noted asa significant expertise serving as broker, event coordinator, brand integrator, sponsorship, NPO-501c (3), advi ...
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Kenji Nakai

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Music Producer, Engineer & ComposerKenji Nakai is an independent music producer, mixer, engineer, composer, founder of Sonic Lodge Studios, VP of A&R at C.A.D. Music Media Group with over 25 years experience in the business based in Los Angeles as well as a frequent lecturer of music producti ...
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Jimi Yamagishi

Jimi Yamagishi

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Producer, Recording Engineer, Singer/SongwriterProducer, Sideman, Recording Engineer & more, Jimi Yamagishi is not just another singer-songwriter. As the current director of the SongNet, Jimi brings over three decades of life in this industry to the table, helping other songwriters make t ...
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Kat Ellis

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Photographer, Videographer, Artist Rep & PromoterKat is a photographer, videographer, artist rep, promoter, and has been considered the "go-to" gal for many southern California indie artists.Favorite subjects to photography:Live performance (website photo album "Music Through My Eyes."Backgro ...
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Toni Koch

Toni Koch

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TK Promotions / Pitch-A-SongToni is a native of Phoenix, AZ, with a lifelong passion for music, the songwriter/artist and a strong advocate for the arts. As a pioneer in the 1980's for the indie music guerrilla marketing techniques as well as street team coordination, Toni worked with compani ...
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Ernie Singleton

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Owner, Singleton EntertainmentErnie owns his own entertainment consulting company, Singleton Entertainment Corp (S.E.C.), offering a broad range of services to include Artist and Label Multi-Level Marketing Campaigns, Artist Development, Brand Marketing, Music Promotion Strategy, Mu ...
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Richard Lyne

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A&R, PledgeMusicRichard Lyne runs the PledgeMusic, LA office. He joined the company in London just before they launched in 2009. Prior to working at PledgeMusic he worked in International A&R at Sony Music, UK. He started at Universal Music, UK on their Graduate Training Program and ...
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Imani Walker

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SVP of Business Development/Music Manager/A&RImani Waker is a seasoned business developer who is currently building strategic alliances and opportunities for AWE. To date, Imani brokered a partnership with the AWE Fontainebleau Hotel and AWE and from that alliance AWE produced a ...
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Liz Heller

Liz Heller

CEO and Co-Founder of Buzztone IncAs CEO and co-founder of Buzztone Inc Liz works to facilitate community building on behalf of brands in the cause, entertainment, media, and product industries. As chief visionary in charge of creative content, strategy, operations and funding her role on pro ...
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Tim Kring

Screenwriter & Television ProducerTim Kring is an American screenwriter and television producer, best known for his creation of the drama series Strange World, Crossing Jordan, Heroes, and Touch.He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1983. He got h ...
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Jason Sprague

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Senior Manager, Synch and Custom Product Licensing for ADAStarting as a local DJ in Northern Arizona at the age of 14, Jason began his professional career as an audio engineer in 2001 before moving over to the business side of music as National Director of Radio Promotions for Strai ...
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Stephen Marsh

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Mastering ExpertHaving spent half his life behind a mastering console, Stephen Marsh is a master of mastering. Artists welcome his musical, collaborative approach to mastering and his substantial credit list places him among the top of his field. His dual passions for music and tech ...
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Lisa Mastramico

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Director of Public Access Television for Long Beach, CALisa is the Director of Public Access Television for Long Beach, California. She was first introduced to public access TV in 1999 at Community Television in Santa Cruz, California, where she was elected to the Board of Directors ...
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Benny the Breeze

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SoCal Radio PersonalityBenny is one of the most entertaining, passionate and fun-loving personalities to be found on the radio dial in Southern California and worldwide via the web. Benny has featured artists from around the globe and has also interviewed industry insiders, such as ...
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Teri Begin

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Director of Education for Barbizon Modeling and Acting SchoolsTeri is a well respected acting coach in Hollywood South, helping artists develop their craft. As an actress she has been featured in television, film and on stage and has worked extensively throughout North America and a ...
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Koen Heldens

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International Multi-Platinum Mixing EngineerKoen Heldens, born and raised in the Netherlands, attended the Venray School of Music and started composing and producing dance music at the tender age of 12. Solidifying his place in the industry as a rising talent, Koen reached number on ...
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Dae Bogan

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CEO of ChazBo MusicDae Bogan is the CEO and Founder of ChazBo Music, a visual music service that produces and broadcasts proprietary music channels in businesses across the US—and a member of The Recording Academy. Prior to founding ChazBo Music, Dae was the Vice President of Mark ...
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Allison Shaw

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CEO/Owner Manic Monkee MGMTShaw started her music career as a DJ for mainstream rock format station 94 Rock in Albuquerque. Allison also was a writer for VH1/MTV online from 1998-2002. In 2004 Shaw started nationally distributed Hyperactive Music Magazine and the Hyperfestival and C ...
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Ravi

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Artist, Aviator, ActivistAside from "tasteful intelligent" songwriting, a "richly textured" voice, and "mastery" of the guitar, perhaps what separates Ravi most from other singer-songwriters is his command of the stage and rapport with the audience. A busy touring schedule incorpora ...
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Stephanie Spruill

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Across the course of a peerless career, Stephanie Spruill represents excellence in music, recording, performance, composition and education in a profound plethora of ways. Stephanie is the founder of Spruill House Music Inc., School of Voice and Artist Development. Also, Stephanie ...
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Mike Robinson

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Artist Management/Talent Scout, BET's 106 & ParkBmikeroB Management was founded in 2012 by Mike Robinson, an executive with more than 20 years experience in the music industry. BmikeroB Management is committed to redefining Artist Development, and its conception came from M ...
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Diane Warren

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Diane Warren is one of the most prolific and successful songwriters of our time. Her songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures resulting in six Academy Award® nominations. Additionally, she has been nominated for nine Grammys, (winning for the song “Because You Loved Me”), nomin ...
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Salim Ismail

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Speaker, Strategist, EntrepreneurSalim Ismail is a sought-after speaker, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries. Salim has spent the last four years ...
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Jay Samit

President of ooVooJay Samit is a leading technology pioneer with over 25 years experience in digital media.Prior to ooVoo, Samit was CEO ofSocialVibe, the largest social media technology platform, reaching over 600 million consumers around the world each month for such major brands ...
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Troy Marshall

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Entertainment Promotion, Marketing, Branding ExpertAs General Manager of New Nation Entertainment’s Recording Division, Troy Marshall carries a wide range of responsibilities from overseeing artist packaging (which includes photo shoots, video shoots), to marketing, radio and club ...
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Jesse Flores

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INGROOVES FONTANADir. Product DevelopmentWith over 16 years in the entertainment industry, Jesse Flores, Vice President of Business Development at INGROOVES, is considered to be a key influencer in strategic growth in today’s music industry. Based in Los Angeles, Jesse is credited with buil ...
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David Vaz

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Founder/Chairman/CEO of iPayMobile/GEOPERKS MEDIA NETWORKThe i-PayMobile Interactive Sports & Entertainment Media Network turns any Entertainment Venue into a interactive shopping experience on "Mobile" device(s) Worldwide. Their patented location based technology allows Brands, art ...
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Krayzie Bone

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Multi-Platinum Artist/Producer/Label CEOLeader of the best selling Hip Hop group of the last 20 years, Bone Thugz 'n' Harmony, Krayzie Bone is a Grammy, BET, and American Music Award Winner. His albums have sold over 50 million units, has Diamond selling (10 million+) albums and has ...
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Greg Monterosa

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Co-Founder of MyLLC.comGreg Monterrosa has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and artists like yourself get their businesses started. As the Co-Founder of MyLLC.com, helping people start and manage their companies for success is his passion. He has been featured in publications; Succ ...
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Shyan Selah

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Artist, ActivistShyan Selah is a rising star who embodies the essence of the most trendsetting music icons from his hometown of Seattle. Inspired by the likes of Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain, Shyan’s urban brand of rock music has created wide spread anticipation throu ...
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Cat Stone

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Marketing ConsultantCat is recognized for her experience and talent in the art of managing communications between brands, celebrities, and members of the press/media. Following a successful worldwide modeling career, she has become an exceptionally reputable player in the marketing ...
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Adam Stone

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Marketing ConsultantAdam’s entertainment marketing acumen is the result of his more than 25-year career in the motion picture industry. Through his experience in the physical production of 30 motion pictures, Adam has gained invaluable insight into all facets of the film industry, ...
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Chino XL

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Hip Hop Artist & LyricistSigned by the legendary Rick Rubin (co-founder DEF JAM, signed Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, producer of Jay-Z, Kanye West, Adele, Linkin Park, Red Hot Chili Peppers), Chino XL is world renowned as one of the most talented lyricists in Hip Hop histo ...
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Bun B

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Artist, Executive & EducatorBun B, along with his late great partner Pimp C, are music industry legends. With their group UGK, they are pioneers of Hip Hop from the South, often referred to as the ‘true King of the South’. His collaborations with Jay-Z (on the classic ‘Big Pim ...
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Vicky Hamilton

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Record Executive, Manager, Journalist, FilmmakerVicky Hamilton is noted for managing the early careers of Guns N' Roses, Poison and Faster Pussycat; for being a management consultant for Mötley Crüe and Stryper, a 1980s concert promoter on the Sunset Strip, and a club booker at Ba ...
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Evan Lowenstein

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Founder/CEO of StageItEvan Lowenstein relies on his nearly 20 years of experience in the music industry to oversee all aspects of Stageit. With experience as a recording artist, award-winning writer and tech geek, Lowenstein fused together his passions to create Stageit, an online v ...
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Bobby Owsinski

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Musician, Composer, ProducerA long-time music industry veteran, Bobby Owsinski started his career as a guitar and keyboard player, songwriter and arranger, eventually becoming an in-demand producer/engineer working not only with a variety of recording artists, but on commercials, te ...
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Matt McGuire

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Composer, Producer, Arranger, SongwriterMatt McGuire enjoys a successful career that spans over 28 years.He started primarily as a player, & worked for top stars, such as Engelbert Humperdinck, as his pianist and eventually Music Director/Arranger-touring around the world as well as ...
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Kenny Stoff

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Director, FilmmakerKenny spent an amazing year with Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters/Nirvana) making the award-winning film, Sound City. Filming scenes with rock royalty (Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Nirvana, Trent Reznor, Rage Against ...
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Alicia Yaffe

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CEO, The Spellbound GroupAlicia Yaffe launched The Spellbound Group in 2011 to execute unique campaigns for bands and brands to build sustainable markets.Alicia applies her years of expertise as the chief architect behind the integrated marketing department at Rocket Science, where ...
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Steve Eggelston

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CEO, Eggman Global; Entertainment LawyerSteve Eggleston is a law school Valedictorian, award-winning law professor (Remedies), best-selling author (“Labor and Employment in California”/Lexis-Nexis), and former entertainment, employment, music, and trial attorney.After an intense ...
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Ritch Esra

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Owner, Music Business RegistryFrom 1987 to the present, Ritch has been an instructor at The Musicians Institute, SAE, Trebas Institute of Recording Arts in Los Angeles, where he was the chief Instructor as well as at UCLA Extension, teaching several courses including:A&R The Heartbe ...
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Joanne Ledesma

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Founder, Ledesma MusicJoanne Ledesma, founder of Ledesma Music, has placed the work of several SongNet members, is a master at networking, and is recognized for her ability to connect the dots in the diverse world of music entertainment. An advocate for musicians and artists in her ...
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James Leach

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Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relation, SESACLeach began his music career at Famous Music Publishing before landing with ATV Music Group where he was eventually named Director of Creative Affairs. Upon leaving ATV, Leach formed Leach Entertainment Enterprises where he consulted f ...
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Brian Shafton

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Owner, RBC RecordsAfter graduating UCLA in 1989, Shafton started his music career in the finance division at CEMA where they dominated the charts with acts, such as MC Hammer, Vanilla Ice, Garth Brooks, Wilson Phillips, and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.Subsequently, Shafton left ...
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Frederik Thaae

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Danish Grammy-Winning Producer/SongwriterProducer Songwriter multi instrumentalist Frederik Thaae has been making a name for himself winning a Danish Grammy for his own album and producer of the Eurovision awards winning song “Only Teardrops” in 2013. As a result of winning the ...
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Lisa Thomas

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CEO, LRT EntertainmentLisa Thomas has been in the entertainment business for 20 years. She started at The Walt Disney Company in the motion picture department, later being promoted to interactive educational publishing. Thomas then moved on to Spelling Entertainment in the series de ...
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Kerry Gordy

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Industry Executive, Producer, SongwriterKerry Gordy grew up in the legendary landmark Motown: House of Hits home in Detroit. He started in the mailroom, later being promoted to the position of Director of A&R, where he worked on projects with Gold and Platinum artists such as T ...
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Shele Sondheim

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Musician, Songwriter, ProducerShele's recording and performing credits include Phil Collins, Natalie Cole, Little Richard, Billy Preston, Lola Falana, Wayne Newton, Flip Wilson and Roy Clark as well as extensive worldwide TV & Film credits. Most recently, Phil Collins' Little Dr ...
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Jeff Amann

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President and COO of BandPage, Inc.He oversees business development, artist relations, strategy, finance, operations and customer support. Jeff has a wide range of experience with industry-leading technology companies. He helped to grow Siebel Systems from a start-up into the world' ...
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Jay King

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Grammy-Winning Writer, Producer, ManagerWhen Northern California based record label owner, writer, producer, manager & entertainer, Jay King, won a Grammy for his group Club Noveau’s version of "Lean on Me", it was an exclamation point to his drive & talents. Previously he ...
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Mike Gormley

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Veteran Manager, TeacherIndustry veteran Mike Gormley, a 40+ year industry veteran, was President of the management firm, L.A. Personal Development (L.A.P.D.) for 24 years, before launching Yes, Dear Entertainment, which includes management and marketing. Later in the 70’s Mike ...
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Damien ‘Dame’ Ritter

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CEO/Co-Founder Funk Volume EntertainmentOne of Hip Hop’s stealth success stories of recent, Funk Volume was built out of necessity. In 2008, Stanford University MBA grad Damien “Dame” Ritter watched his younger brother SwizZz and pal Hopsin fight to gain recognition in the ove ...
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Chang Weisberg

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Founder of Guerilla Union (Rock the Bells Tour, Paid Dues Festival)Chang Weisberg had a vision for growing the ultimate Festivals & Tours, and has succeeded with his company, Guerilla Union. Starting 18 years ago, he built the Smokeout Festival with Cypress Hill’s B-REAL as a part ...
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Brandon Martinez

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Co-Founder/CEO, INDMUSICCurrent channel partners include Decon, Mad Decent, IAMSOUND, okayplayer, Baeble Music, Brendan Benson, and ClaraCMusic. Previously, Martinez was the Head of Digital Media at Abrams Artists Agency, a top 10 bicoastal talent & literary agency. Martinez has spo ...
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Reggie Calloway

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Grammy-Award Winning and Multi-Platinum Writer/ProducerReggie Calloway has written hits for N*SYNC (with Justin Timberlake), Gladys Knight, Teddy Pendergrass, Levert, Natalie Cole, his group Midnight Star & countless others. One of Calloway’s original compositions entitled, ...
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Zachary Cortes

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President, Zachary Cortes PR & AssociatesZachary Cortes is the founder and president of the full service PR agency, Zachary Cortes PR & Associates. The agency successfully increases the value and visibility of artists through the maim elements of PR: Endorsement Opportunities, M ...
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Sydney Alston

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Account Executive, DiscMakersMusic industry veteran, DiscMakers Account Executive, signed two major label deals, expert/speaker on professional artist presentation. ...
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Rhonda Bedikian

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Owner, Heavy Harmony Library.Rhonda has represented writers and artist/writers like Skip Scarborough Lovely Day. Love Ballad, Giving You The Best That I Got; Hanson MMMBop; Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind and Fire Song Cry among others. She has represented songs in various movies such ...
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Peter Rafelson

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Hit Songwriter, Producer and Music/Movie ExecutivePeter has landed twenty-three #1 singles and many top-tens in Billboard Magazine. Credits include Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Jason Derulo, Robin Thicke, Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift, Daughtry and many more.Peter recently completed writ ...
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Nic Adler

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Owner of World Famous Roxy Theatre, CEO of Adler IntegratedSocial Media Mogul, Nic Adler, as firmly planted his feet as a social media aficionado. As owner of the world-famous Roxy Theatre (the number one most popular music club on Twitter), Nic preaches authenticity and generosity ...
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Michael Kaminsky

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ManagerArtist manager, specializing in developing new talent around the world. He discovered 3OH!3 in Boulder, CO after just four shows and helped guide them to four platinum records and international acclaim. Dia Frampton was a friend of a friend; Michael got her a lucrative deal a ...
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Mark Needham

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Engineer, Producer, PublisherMix engineer, music producer, recording engineer, and music publisher with over 40 years experience in the business. His credits include Platinum-selling and Grammy-nominated artists: The Killers, Shakira and Chris Isaak as well as Fleetwood Mac, Neon Tr ...
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Maor Appelbaum

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Mastering EngineerMaor's credits include Sepultura, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Lita Ford, Yngwie Malmsteen, and many more. He teaches artists to how to best prepare music to maximize the mastering process and best possible sound. ...
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Darrell Andrews

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Director of Partnerships for OmniaMediaDarrell Andrews is a Sr. Partner-Manager at a YouTube partnership firm based in Culver City, known as  Omnia Inc. He can partner YouTube channels with Google Ads so that channels can earn residual income from their videos, based on the amount ...
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Dan Kimpel

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Author, Journalist, and Music Business GuruAcknowledged as a foremost authority on popular music and songwriters, Dan Kimpel contributes to books, interactive CDs, magazines, websites, documentrary films, television programming, videos and new media. His recent interview subjects in ...
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Kevin Day

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CEO and Founder of Rocket ScienceFollowing a 12 year tenure as a Sales and Marketing Executive with MCA Records-Geffen Records- Universal Music Group, Kevin Day developed a “new model” services company based on an accelerating trend of well-known or “branded” artists leaving ...
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Gayl Murphy

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Media Expert and Hollywood Correspondent, ABC News, BBC News, SKY News, E!AKA The Celebritizer! Gayl is a Media Expert, sought-after Hollywood correspondent (ABC News, BBC News, SKY News, E!), media and presentational coach, speaker and the author of “Interview Tactics! How to Sur ...
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Ben McLane

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Veteran Music Industry AttorneyHas represented DMX, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Keith Sweat, Guns ‘n Roses’, Bizzy Bone, Keith Sweat, LL Cool J and many more. ...
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Blasko

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Bass player for Ozzy Osbourne. Manager for Black Veil Brides and Zakk WyldeBlasko has been a recording and touring musician since he was 16 years old. His credible career began with the seminal hardcore thrash band Cryptic Slaughter signed to Metal Blade Records in 1985. The band re ...
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Adrian Miller

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Producer, Owner of poweredbyxyion.comWith a career in the music and entertainment business of 20 years, Adrian is helping to solve the digital divide with mentoring new business into website design and application development. A&R scout for Loud/Sony Records signing and developing s ...
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Owen Sloane

Categories: Speakers
Veteran Music AttorneyLos Angeles-based music lawyer and co-chair of the Entertainment & Media Group at Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner and Sloane, ALC. He is one of the music industry’s most respected attorneys with more than 40 years of experience representing high-profile art ...
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Alonzo Robinson

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Over 25 years at ASCAPMr. Robinson’s neighborhood is among the music industry’s elite, and top guns. His knowledge of publishing, record production, TV, concerts, showcases and artist development keeps him in demand as a speaker at conventions all over the world. As Executive Pr ...
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Violet Brown

Categories: Speakers
Legendary Music Industry ExecutiveBest known throughout the music industry as the Director of Urban Music for two of America’s largest and best known Entertainment retailers. She was the mind behind the purchasing and marketing of Urban Music at Wherehouse Music and F.Y.E. stores. ...
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Todd Brabec

Categories: Speakers
Former Executive VP of ASCAP, Author of "Music, Money & Success"Former executive VP of ASCAP, signing Tom Petty, Green Day, Neil Young, Metallica, Marvin Gaye, Journey, Earth Wind & Fire, Jimi Hendrix catalog & many more, and co-author of best-selling, “Music, Money & Success”. ...
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Jay Warsinske

Categories: Speakers
IES Founder / Chairman40 year industry innovator & leader, in Marketing, Promotion, Branding, Artist Development & Breaking Artists; Founder/CEO of industry powerhouse INDIEPOWER; running Worldwide campaigns, helping break U2, Dr. Dre, Metallica, N.W.A, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem ...
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Steve Lobel

Categories: Keynote, Speakers
Iconic American Artist manager, executive producer, production manager, television talent, Author, and EntrepreneurAs chairman of the board, founder and CEO, Steve Lobel is at the helm of A-2-Z Entertainment, a label, production, film and management company that Mr.Lobel founded bac ...
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Brian Felsen

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Ex President, CD BabyMr. Felsen is responsible for all business development, operations, customer service, marketing, and technology at the world’s largest online distributor of independent music. He also helms BookBaby, which digitally distributes the works of independent authors ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Damien Ritter

Categories: News
Damien ‘Dame’ Ritter : CEO / Co-Founder Funk Volume EntertainmentOne of Hip Hop’s stealth success stories of recent, Funk Volume was built out of necessity. In 2008, Stanford University MBA grad Damien “Dame” Ritter watched his younger brother SwizZz and pal Hopsin fight to gain recognitio ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Darrell Andrews

Categories: News
Darrell Andrews is a Sr. Partner-Manager at a YouTube partnership firm based in Culver City, known as Fullscreen Inc. He can partner YouTube channels with Google Ads so that channels can earn residual income from their videos, based on the amount of Views that the videos receive. Darrell was born an ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Brandon Martinez

Categories: News
Co-Founder & CEO of INDMUSIC, the largest YouTube Multi-Channel Network for unsigned and independent musicians and labels. Current channel partners include Decon, Mad Decent, IAMSOUND, okayplayer, Baeble Music, Brendan Benson, and ClaraCMusic. Previously, Martinez was the Head of Digital Media at Ab ...
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Kevin Lyman

Categories: Speakers
Founder and CEO of Warped TourFounder of the Warped Tour (the longest running tour in America), co-founder of Mayhem Festival, and Country Throwdown; helped break artists such as Blink-182, Social Distortion, Sublime, No Doubt, Pennywise, Bad Religion, NOFX, & hundreds more. ...
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Ted Cohen

Categories: Keynote, Speakers
Managing Partner, TAG StrategicTed Cohen is an American digital entertainment industry executive. Having served in senior management positions at EMI Music, Warner Bros. Records and Philips Media, Cohen is currently the Managing Partner of TAG Strategic. ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Dan Kimpel

Categories: News
IES is proud to welcome Dan Kimpel to the 2013 speaker roster!Acknowledged as one of the American media's foremost authorities on popular music and songwriters, Dan Kimpel contributes to a dizzying variety of print and electronic mediums: books, interactive CD's, magazines, websites, videos, documen ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Dave Weiderman

Categories: News
IES is proud to announce the addition of Director of Guitar Center Artist Relations, Dave Weiderman! Dave will be bringing years of experience to IES to share with all who attend. Check out his biography below for more information!Musician, teacher, manager, and mentor, Dave Weiderman has been deepl ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 21: Dan Kimpel

Join host/IES Founder, Jay Warsinske, and music business guru, Dan Kimpel, as they discuss the ins and outs of the modern music business.Acknowledged as one of the American media's foremost authorities on popular music and songwriters, Dan Kimpel contributes to a dizzying variety of print and electr ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Chang Weisberg

Categories: News
Chang Weisberg is the Founder of Guerilla Union and the legendary Paid Dues and Rock the Bells Festivals, featuring rap and hip hop powerhouses both current and soon-to-be. We're excited to have Chang on board to share his insight from years of experience!GuerillaUnion.com ...
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New Speaker Announcement: Blasko

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We are highly pleased to announce legendary bass player and music manager, Blasko will be speaking at IES 2013!  You do NOT want to miss this year's event!Blasko has been a recording and touring musician since he was 16 years old. His credible career began with the seminal hardcore thrash band Cryp ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 20: Vicky Hamilton (Guns ‘n’ Roses)

IES Founder/Host Jay Warsinske interviews the legendary Vicky Hamilton, early manager of Guns 'n' Roses. ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 19: Dae One and James Wade

Join IES' Jay Warsinske, hit producer Dae One, artist/film maker James Wade in an exciting discussion of a producers role in creating hit tracks & developing an artist, techniques in developing one's own sound, standing out of the pack & building relationships to further your career. ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 18: Sydney Alston and Major Myjah

Join IES' Jay Warsinske and special guest, Sydney Alston (DiscMakers) as they discuss artist development in today's industry. Sydney introduces his artist, Major Myjah, as a case study of how he is developing his career. This 16 year old phenomenon premieres his soon-to-be hit "Parachute" & disc ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 17: Ben McLane and Glenn Litwak

Join Jay Warsinske and prominent Music/Entertainment Attorneys Ben McLane & Glenn Litwak for a discussion of important legal issues that artists, producers, managers, labels & creative people need to know to protect their rights & maximize their independent business in the entertainment ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 16: Jay Warsinske and Scott Page

Episode 16 spins the mic around, featuring Scott Page (Pink Floyd) as he interviews host, industry veteran, and IES Founder, Jay Warsinske, going behind the vision & dream of how I E S was born and the amazing explosion of deals, knowledge, honors, connections & opportunities from every even ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 15: Chang Weisberg & Darryl Rector

Join Jay & the IES crew as they discuss indie tours, festivals, and the concert business with Guerilla Union Founder/CEO Chang Weisberg, veteran executive Darryl Rector and First Dirt, Winners of the "Play Paid Dues" Contest! ...
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The Road to Hollywood – Episode 14: Matt McGuire

Industry veteran and host Jay Warsinske discusses the use of music across multi-media platforms. Jay is joined by special guests, Matt McGuire (CEO of Music Works) and music legend Scott Page of Pink Floyd. ...
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