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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 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Some Day We’ll Find It: The Metadata, Playlist and Voice Search Connection

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The Fifth Annual Metadata Summit is for experts, by experts — the program will amplify the importance of data, provide a high level forum for discussion, and attract key participants. For more information about the Metadata Summit, please click here.

Research shows that music fans are now listening to more playlists than albums. Voice control and search is being rapidly deployed by the consumer electronics industry. This panel will discuss the role and types of metadata in scaling playlists, as well as providing the underlying information for accurate voice search.

Metadata Summit Supporting Sponsors include Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship/Open Music Initiative, DataArt, Digimarc, NPREX, OpenPlay, Quantone, SOCAN, SoundExchange, and TiVo.   

Moderators
avatar for Emmanuel Legrand

Emmanuel Legrand

U.S. Editor, Music Week
Emmanuel Legrand is a journalist and consultant specialized in the creative industries and copyright issues. A former Billboard and Music & Media editor, he is currently the Washington, DC-based U.S. editor of U.K. trade magazine, Music Week.

Speakers
avatar for Darryl Ballantyne

Darryl Ballantyne

Founder & CEO, LyricFind
Darryl Ballantyne originally conceived LyricFind in 2000 with Mohamed Moutadayne and Chris Book at Ontario’s University of Waterloo to be the largest, most accurate destination for lyrics on the Internet. Officially launched in 2004, the company pioneered the licensed digital lyrics space, successfully negotiating the first-ever mass lyrics licensing deal with EMI Music Publishing in 2005. Since then, Ballantyne has grown LyricFind to be the largest legal, licensed lyrics database in the world, with millions of licensed tracks available and hundreds of lyrics sublicensing clients. LyricFind has established licensing relationships with over 4,000 music publishers, The Harry Fox Agency, APRA/AMCOS, CSDEM, APEM, and many more. The company now delivers services to hundreds of websites and music services that want to enhance their music products with lyrics, including Pandora, Deezer... Read More →
avatar for Chris Frankenberg

Chris Frankenberg

VP of Business Operations, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment
As the VP of Business Operations at Sony Music Entertainment, Chris Frankenberg drives strategic and operational initiatives worldwide to foster innovation and grow the company’s digital business.  He leads global teams in media production, reporting integration, and project management... Read More →
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Mike Pegan

Licensing Director, Quantone Music
Mike Pegan is the Sales & Licensing Director for Quantone Music, a London-based data aggregator and deliverer of cutting-edge music guidance solutions. He is a 25-year sales and licensing veteran of the book and music industries, having worked for Random House, Rovi and now Quan... Read More →
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Ryan Redington

Director of Amazon Music, Amazon
Ryan Redington is the head of Amazon Music in the U.S., reporting to Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music. Throughout his time at Amazon, Redington has overseen the launch of two Amazon Music streaming services — Prime Music in June 2014 and Amazon Music Unlimited in October 2016. He also spearheaded... Read More →



Tuesday May 16, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm
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