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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.

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Ben Yonas

Assistant Professor of Music Business, The University of Memphis
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 Mos Def, TV On The Radio, Ledisi, Mickey Hart, Sammy Hagar, Lenka Dusilova, Crystal Monee Hall, and Spencer Day. He currently manages a roster of artists that include Grammy Winner Lady Rizo and the San... 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
In Nashville by way of Miami, Lucia Kaminsky received her B.A. in Music Industry and went on to work as a Live Production Coordinator for Walt Disney Entertainment in São Paulo, Brazil. She then joined the staff at the Memphis Chapter of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) and remai... 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 Do... Read More →

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

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