SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan 30, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — On Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, more than 1,000 influential thought-leaders will gather at the 10th SF MusicTech Summit, the world’s leading business-to-business idea marketplace on the confluence of Internet, technology and music.
Currently, more than 75 high-profile speakers will share their thoughts on the quickly growing convergence of the music and technology industries, including:
-- David Ring, Universal Music Group -- Jan D'Alessandro, Yahoo! -- Ethan Kaplan, Live Nation Labs -- David Lowery, Camper Van Beethoven -- Andrew Mager, Spotify -- Erik Martin, Reddit.com -- Jack Conte & Nataly Dawn, Pomplamoose -- J. Sider, RootMusic -- Amaechi Uzoigwe, Offical.fm -- Melissa Adair, Spinlet -- Nic Adler, The Roxy Theater -- Henrik Lenberg, SoundCloud -- Josh Mendelsohn, Engine Advocacy -- Kevin Arnold, IODA -- Bram Cohen, BitTorrent -- Martin Atkins, Musician -- Darryl Ballantyne, LyricFind -- Antony Bruno, Digitalmusic.org -- Larry Marcus, Walden Venture Capital -- Ann Chaitovitz, US Patent & Trademark Office -- Ryan Chisholm, Bill Silva Entertainment -- David Dufresne, Bandzoogle -- Mary Ku, PayPal -- Brenden Mulligan, Onesheet
The SF MusicTech Summit is the premier B2B marketplace for the Internet, music and technology spaces. It will feature live cutting-edge demonstrations, panel discussions, engaging speaking sessions, networking opportunities and multiple cocktail parties. The agenda will focus on such relevant topics as: Digital Strategy, Partnerships, The Licensing Landscape, Music Collaboration, APIs, Location-Based Services, and an Elevator Pitch Session during which attendees can pitch their product and services. As well, the SF MusicTech Summit has been approved for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit by the State Bar of California.
“Now in its 10th edition, the SF MusicTech Summit has grown into the world’s leading marketplace that focuses on doing business at the convergence of music and technology. We are thrilled that so many of the leading innovators and thought leaders from the San Francisco Bay Area and around the rest of the world will be joining us,” said Brian Zisk, creator of the SF MusicTech Summit. “It is because the world’s leading experts choose to participate that the SF MusicTech Summit keeps getting better and better each time.”
Attendees can register at www.sfmusictech.com ; press passes are available for qualified reporters and journalists at brian [at] sfmusictech [dot] com.
Special thanks to event sponsors, including: LyricFind, Google, Live Nation Labs, Official.fm, PayPal, YouTube, Digital Realty, EMI, Spinlet, Engine Advocacy, Mashery, Songster, The Orchard, Walden Venture Capital, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Rovi, TuneWiki, TuneCore, Thrillcall, Monstro, RootMusic, BMI, Headliner.fm, BAMM.TV, Mobile Backstage, Gracenote, Bandzoogle, SoundHound, Digitalmusic.org, IODA, TuneUp Media, SoundExchange, Jakprints, Eventbrite, SF MusicTech Fund, Onesheet, Jammit, Cred.fm, ABB Records, Future of Music Coalition, Sonic.net, Electronic Frontier Foundation, GigaOM, Social Media Club, Digital Music News, Fusicology and Hypebot.
Contact: Brian Zisk Executive Producer SF MusicTech Summit (415) 564-0904 Email Contact