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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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Tuesday, May 16 • 9:30am - 10:10am
Careers in Music: A Survey of Jobs in a Fast-changing Music Industry

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There are many ways that one can work in the music industry without being a musician, artist manager, agent, or record-label employee. In this session, you will learn about jobs in the field that you may have never heard about. Our panel of professionals will inform you about the almost limitless options that exist in our industry with an emphasis on how they arrived at where they are today.

avatar for Ben Yonas

Ben Yonas

Manager, Yonas Media
Ben Yonas is both a producer and an artist manager having started his career in the Bay Area back in 2001. His diverse production/engineering credits include Rubén Blades, Making Movies, Mos Def, TV On The Radio, Ledisi, Mickey Hart, Sammy Hagar, Lenka Dusilova, Crystal Monee Hall... Read More →

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John Hazen

Product Management & Business Integration, INgrooves Music Group
John Hazen is the lead product manager for supply chain systems at INgrooves Music Group.  He graduated from New York University and spent a number of years working in distribution and audio production before moving to San Francisco and joining INgrooves in 2010.  After running... Read More →
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Lucia Kaminsky

Head of Digital, Borman Entertainment
Lucia Kaminsky is the Head of Digital at Borman Entertainment. In this role, she advocates on behalf of the Borman roster to secure programs with streaming and digital partners, such as Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Google, Tidal, Amazon Music, Facebook, and Instagram. Kaminsky also... Read More →
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Lanita Smith

Singer, Songwriter & Publisher
Born in Fayetteville, raised in Memphis and now living in Los Angeles, Lanita Smith who grew up singing in the family church and went from performing locally to being featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live in under three years. A songwriter, musician and singer, Smith was handpicked by Don... Read More →

Tuesday May 16, 2017 9:30am - 10:10am CDT
Grand Ballroom West