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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Phil Shmerling

InCrowd Capital
Greater Nashville Area, TN
Phil Shmerling is the CEO of InCrowd Capital, a Nashville-based angel investment group and early-stage venture capital fund he founded in August of 2012. InCrowd invests in companies across a broad range of industries, with a current portfolio of music technology, gaming, IoT, green energy, healthcare and consumer goods businesses. Shmerling began his career in 2005 working as in investment banking as an analyst with Morgan Keegan in the merger and acquisition advisory division, where he remained through the end of 2007. At Morgan Keegan, he advised companies in sell-side and buy-side transactions in a broad range of industries including media, hospitality, real estate, restaurants, logistics, aerospace & defense and consumer products. After three years in investment banking, Shmerling worked for Choice Food Group as its Director of Retail from 2008 through 2012. In this position, he was responsible for all aspects of the retail division, including accounting, financial analysis, marketing, management, operations and purchasing, as well as vendor and customer relations.