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Music Biz 2017 has ended
Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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David Hughed

RIAA
CTO
David Hughes has 25 years’ experience in digital technology, focusing for the last 20 years on the online distribution of music. He joined the RIAA in Washington, DC in 2006, where he is currently the Chief Technology Officer. Hughes represents the recording industry’s technology interests and coordinates technology efforts. His responsibilities include the development and promotion of technical standards, emerging technologies and new formats, and outreach to the broader technology community. Prior to the RIAA, Hughes was at Sony Music where, as VP of Technology Strategies and Digital Policy, he created and headed the industry’s first Global Digital Business department. Hughes has contributed to a number of formats and standards including MPEG, DVD-Audio, SACD, Blu-ray, and UltraViolet. He has also been instrumental in the promotion of Hi-Resolution Music. He also sits on the Library of Congress’ National Recording Preservation Board and is the inventor of a number of U.S. and international patents.
Monday, May 15
 

10:10am

11:45am

2:00pm

3:40pm

4:00pm

4:50pm

 
Tuesday, May 16
 

8:00am

9:00am

9:35am

10:00am

10:30am

11:45am

12:45pm

2:00pm

2:05pm

3:00pm

 
Wednesday, May 17
 

8:30am

11:00am

2:00pm

 
Thursday, May 18
 

11:00am

4:00pm