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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George Howard

Berklee College of Music
Associate Professor of Management
George Howard is the Co-Founder of Music 2020, a non-profit working to create a more utilitarian music industry. Additionally, Howard is the Co-Founder of Music Audience Exchange, which uses technology to redefine the fundamental structure of brand-artist relationships. He is an also Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music and Brown University. He was awarded the Dean’s Award For Teaching Excellence in 2014 and the Dean’s Award for Global Presence and Engagement in 2017. Previously, Howard served as President of Rykodisc, the world’s largest independent record label, and was an original founder of TuneCore, the world’s largest independent digital music distributor. Via his consulting firm, he advises a wide-range of clients on how to integrate technology with strategy in order to increase brand awareness and revenue through innovation, social media, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. A partial list of clients includes: Intel, National Public Radio, CVS/pharmacy, Amway, and Brown University. Howard is a columnist for Forbes, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times and numerous other publications.