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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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Wednesday, May 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Stream the Studio – The Next Wave in Subscription Music

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This panel will take a closer look at the key factors that are shaping the development and deployment of a new tier of studio-quality music services that support both Hi-Res Audio and advanced user features. Don't miss this dynamic session — sponsored by the DEG — that includes leading executives from the music and technology industries.

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Marc Finer

Founder & Managing Director/Sr. Director, Communication Research Inc./The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG)
Marc Finer is one of the founders of DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, a Los Angeles-based industry funded non-profit corporation that advocates and promotes the benefits associated with new entertainment platforms, including both physical and digital media. Currently, he serves... Read More →

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Richard Burgess

President and CEO, A2IM
Richard Burgess is the President and CEO for the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), an organization whose mission is to promote growth, awareness and opportunities for independent music. Burgess has been a major label recording artist, composer, studio musician, and... Read More →
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Maureen Droney

Vice President Producers & Engineering Wing, The Recording Academy
Maureen Droney is Vice President of the Recording Academy (GRAMMY Awards) Producers & Engineers Wing.  As a recording engineer, she worked on projects for Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Santana, including Santana’s GRAMMY-winning album Blues for Salvador, among many others... Read More →
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Brian Ringer

Exec. VP of Operations & Chief Technology Officer, Napster
Brian Ringer serves as Chief Technology Officer and Exec. Vice President of Operations, responsible for Napster’s technology strategy and roadmap, systems, platforms, technical operations and service delivery.  Prior to Napster, he served as VP of Platform Systems and Music Engineering... Read More →
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Ty Roberts

Chief Technology Officer, Universal Music Group
Ty Roberts oversees Universal Music Group’s (UMG) technology strategy.  He directs new initiatives that leverage the company’s extensive digital assets, infrastructure and data resources to develop new creative and commercial opportunities for the company’s artists and labels... Read More →
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Howie Singer

Sr. VP and Chief Strategic Technologist, Warner Music Group
Howie Singer is Sr. VP and Chief Strategic Technologist at the Warner Music Group (WMG). As a leading expert on the implications of technology for the music industry, he is responsible for analyzing new models and services that could enhance or threaten WMG’s businesses. In 1996... Read More →
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Darren Stupak

EVP/GM, Sales, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertaintment
Darren Stupak is Exec. VP/GM of Sales at Sony Music Entertainment. In this role, Stupak leads Sony Music’s commerce strategy across all digital service provider, retail and distribution partners. He is responsible for maximizing sales and visibility for Sony Music’s frontline... Read More →

Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
Music City Ballroom