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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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John Simson

Fox Rothschild / American University
Of Counsel / Executive-in-Residence & Program Director for the Business and Entertainment Program Department of Management
John L. Simson is a practicing entertainment lawyer and is currently of counsel to the firm Fox Rothschild. He has been involved in the music industry since his 1971 signing as a recording artist. His career has included stints as a manager; an entertainment lawyer; an executive, assisting in the creation, branding and launch of SoundExchange, which he ran from 2001-2010 and as a special consultant for artist and business development for Kobalt Music (2012-2013); a creative; an advocate; and an educator, currently Executive-in-Residence and Program Director of the Business and Entertainment major at the Kogod School of Business at American University. He is currently President of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA).