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2020 NOLA MusicTech Virtual Conference Speakers

Abe Batshon

BeatStars
CEO

Ainjel Emme

Block of Joy
Producer/Engineer

Aliza Hava

Musician's BASS
Founder/CEO

Andrew Jervis

Bandcamp
Director of Artists and Labels

Angel Gambino

Prehype
Partner

Anne Ahola Ward

CircleClick
CEO

Anna Chauvet

U.S. Copyright Office
Associate General Counsel

Anne Driscoll

Launch Pad
CEO

Antony Randall

Planet Home
Co-CEO

Ash Stahl

Flighthouse
Managing Director

Ari Evans

Maestro
Founder & CEO

Aron Pettersson

Musiio
CTO and Co-Founder

Baylee Badawy

New Orleans Jazz Museum
Marketing

Brian Zisk

NOLA MusicTech
Executive Producer

Brandon Leafblad

Audio Fusion Systems Inc.
Cofounder

Charlie Steiner

Video Director
WWOZ

Brian Behlendorf

The Linux Foundation
Executive Director, Hyperledger

Brian Furano

memBrain LLC
Head of Business Development

Bruce Houghton

Hypebot.com
Editor

Bryan Calhoun

Maverick/Blueprint Group
Digital Strategist

Cherie Hu

Water & Music
Journalist; Founder

Chris Stelly

Louisiana Economic Development
Executive Group Director, Entertainment & Digital Media

Christiane Kinney

Kinney Law
P.C.

Cindy Charles

Twitch, Principal
Music Partnerships and Operations

Constantine Roussos

.MUSIC
Founder & CEO

Dan Mackta

Qobuz
Managing Director USA

Darryl Ballantyne

LyricFind
Founder & CEO

Dave Park

Recombinant
CEO

David Dufresne

Panache Ventures
Partner

David Macias

Thirty Tigers
President

Diego Paul Sanchez

Nile Rodgers Productions
Creative Director

E. Michael Harrington

Berklee Online & EMichaelMusic.com
Course Author/Professor

Elisabeth Maurus

Lissie
Artist

Elmo Lovano

Jammcard
Founder & CEO

Evan Lowenstein

Stageit
Founder & CEO

Fabrice Sergent

Bandsintown Group
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Gene Hoffman

Chia Network
President

Gopi Sangha

STADIO, Founder
Producer

Gray Gannaway

Quarterlab
Founder

Hannah Donovan

TRASH
Founder & CEO

Hazel Savage

Musiio
CEO and Co-Founder

Heather Rafter

RafterMarsh US
Principal & Founder

Hisham Dahud

ArtistPro
Founder

Ian Temple

Soundfly
CEO

Irena Cronin

Infinite Retina
CEO

Jack Yan

Royaltymine
Founder

James Towler

Wincraft Music Studios
House Engineer

Jan Ramsey

OffBeat Magazine
Publisher, Editor in Chief

Jason Fox

EarBuds
CEO

Jeffrey Warshauer

Live Music Loyalty
Founder

Jem Aswad

Variety
Senior Music Editor

Jen Bontusa

Ingrooves Music Group
VP Artist and Label Development

Jennifer Matthews

GritDaily.com
Music and Tech Writer/Editor-At-Large

Jessica Steinberg

Dolby Laboratories
Sr. Program Manager, Strategic Growth Initiatives

John Acquaviva

Plus Eight Equity Partners
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Josh Simons

Vampr Inc.
CEO

Judy Tint

Counselor-at-Law; NYU
Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Business

KamranV

PHONOCUT
Co-Founder

Keith Spera

The Times-Picayune
New Orleans Advocate, Music Writer

Ken Abdo

Fox Rothschild
Partner

Larry Marcus

Marcy Venture Partners
Walden Venture Capital, Managing Director

Lisa Alexis

The City of New Orleans Office of Cultural Economy
Director

Liz Moody

Granderson des Rochers
Partner, Chair of New Media

Mark Isherwood

DDEX
DDEX Secretariat

Matt Boerum

Audible Reality
Founder & CEO

Matt Miller

audiobridge
CEO/Founder

Matthew Bizer

Luck Reunion
Co-Founder / Creative Director

Maureen Droney

Recording Academy
Sr. Managing Director, Producers & Engineers Wing

Michael Hecht

Greater New Orleans Inc.
President/CEO

Michael Simon

HFA/Rumblefish
President/CEO | President

Mickey Smith

SOUND180 EDUCATORS
2020 GRAMMY Music Educator of the Year

Monica Corton

Go to Eleven Entertainment
Founder and CEO

Morgan Hayduk

Beatdapp
Co-CEO

Peggy Dold

IBERIABANK Sports & Entertainment
Senior Vice President and Director of Music & Entertainment

Philip Kaplan

Distrokid
Founder + CEO

Philipp Dausch

Milky Chance
Artist

Piper Payne

Infrasonic Sound
Mastering Engineer

PJ Morton

GRAMMY-winning Artist
Morton Records, Founder

Reid Martin

MidCitizen Entertainment
Co-Founder

Reid Wick

The Recording Academy
Senior Membership and Project Manager

ReneĢe Richardson

All Within My Hands
Associate Director

Rishi Patel

Plus Eight Equity Partners
Managing Partner

Ritesh Patel

The Ticket Fairy
CEO

Robert Scoble

Infinite Retina
Chief Strategy Officer

Robert Singerman

LyricFind
SVP, International Publishing

Robin Reumers

Abbey Road Institute Miami
Director of Education

Sam Tall

Studio71
Manager, Music Operations

Sean Ardoin

ZYDEKOOL ENTERTAINMENT
Owner/Artist

Shelita Burke

Shelita Burke Enterprises
Pop Star/ Data Scientist

Sherri McConnell

Creative Industry
Policy Advisor

Shiv Malik

Streamr
Head of Growth

Shoshana Zisk

SF MusicTech Summit
Co-Producer

Tara Hernandez

JCH Properties+
President

Tatiana Moroz

Tatiana Coin
Founder

Ted Cohen

TAG Strategic
Managing Partner

Todd Tate

Viva Data
Co-Founder/Business Operations

Vickie Nauman

CrossBorderWorks
Founder

Zack O'Malley Greenburg

Forbes
Senior Editor

Zaena x Jason Maek

Shuffle Presents
Founders