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speakers 2013
Christophe Depreter
Christophe Depreter

Trained as a lawyer, Christophe Depreter has been active in ...

Chris Ruen
Chris Ruen

Chris Ruen is an author whose essays and criticism have ...

David Alexander
David Alexander

David Alexander is the Founder, Owner and Managing Director ...

Eric Hilton
Eric Hilton

Eric Baptiste
Eric Baptiste

As the head of the Society of Composers, Authors & ...

Stephen Navin
Stephen Navin

Stephen has had a multi-layered career spanning 30 and more ...

Pat Collins
Pat Collins

Pat Collins is President and Chief Operating Officer of ...

Satoshi Watanabe
Satoshi Watanabe

Mr. Satoshi Watanabe is Deputy General Manager of the ...

Paul Aiken
Paul Aiken

John Morton
John Morton

John Morton was unanimously confirmed as the Director of ...

Nathan Maharaj
Nathan Maharaj

As Kobo’s director of merchandising, Nathan oversees an ...

Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer

Klaus Thymann
Klaus Thymann

Klaus Thymann is an award-winning photographer and ...

Stacie Passon
Stacie Passon

  Stacie Passon is an American film director and ...

Eddie Schwartz
Eddie Schwartz

Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit ...

Richard Hooper
Richard Hooper

Richard Hooper has devoted his career to the converging ...

Scot Morris
Scot Morris

Scot Morris is Director of International at APRA|AMCOS, the ...

Don Quarles
Don Quarles

Don Quarles is the owner of Melodyman Productions, a music ...

Roberto Cantoral Zucchi
Roberto Cantoral Zucchi

He was born in México, City, he has a B.S. in Political ...

John Simson
John Simson

John L. Simson is the Executive in Residence and Program ...

Sean M. O’Connor
Sean M. O’Connor

Sean O’Connor is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of ...

Robert Panzer
Robert Panzer

Tania Spriggens
Tania Spriggens

Tania trained as a journalist in New Zealand and worked in ...

Alan Balchin
Alan Balchin

Wally Badarou
Wally Badarou

Longtime associate of british band Level 42, Wally Badarou ...

Robert Ashcroft
Robert Ashcroft

Robert Ashcroft is Chief Executive of PRS for Music, the ...

Kenth Muldin
Kenth Muldin

Kenth Muldin joined STIM (Swedish Performing Rights ...

Achille Forler
Achille Forler

Achille Forler has over three decades of experience in both ...

Nanea Reeves
Nanea Reeves

Recognized by Digital Media Wire as one of the “25 ...

Regis Flad
Regis Flad

Régis FLAD is the General Manager of ISAN International ...

Albert Pastore
Albert Pastore

Albert Pastore works at Nokia with a focus on copyright and ...

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland
Duncan Crabtree-Ireland

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland is chief administrative officer and ...

Ted Cohen
Ted Cohen

Ted Cohen stands at the crossroads of the music, ...

Laurent Petitgirard
Laurent Petitgirard

Born in 1950, Laurent Petitgirard studied the piano with ...

Yves Nilly
Yves Nilly

Yves Nilly, French author and scriptwriter, wrote for ...

Edmund Lam
Edmund Lam

Edmund Lam, engineer by training, is the CEO and Director ...

Maria A. Pallante
Maria A. Pallante

Maria A. Pallante is the 12th Register of Copyrights of the ...

Matt Mason
Matt Mason

Matt Mason currently serves as Vice President of Marketing ...

Kim Ravers
Kim Ravers

Kim Ravers is a visual writer: she writes in images. She ...

Robert Levine
Robert Levine

Robert Levine is the author of Free Ride: How Digital ...

Andrew Keen
Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen is an Internet entrepreneur who founded ...

Helienne Lindvall
Helienne Lindvall

Helienne Lindvall is an award winning professional ...

Amanda Harcourt
Amanda Harcourt

Amanda Harcourt is a UK-based IP consultant. In the 1990s ...

Jean-Michel Jarre
Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean Michel Jarre first came to international fame with his ...

Horacio Maldonado
Horacio Maldonado

Mary-Anne Ferry-Fall
Mary-Anne Ferry-Fall

Marie-Anne Ferry-Fall is General Manager of ADAGP, the ...

Alejandro Guarello
Alejandro Guarello

Born in Viña del Mar (Chile) in 1951, Alejandro ...

Bruce Livingstone
Bruce Livingstone

Stocksy, a digital licensing co-op launched March 25, 2013, ...

Scott Turow
Scott Turow

Scott Turow is a writer and attorney.  He is the author of ...

Ursula Mackenzie
Ursula Mackenzie

Ursula Mackenzie was educated at Malvern Girls' College and ...

Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen
Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen

Karsten Dyhrberg Nielsen joined NCB in January 2008 as CEO ...

Michael Battiston
Michael Battiston

Michael is responsible for maintaining ASCAP’s ...

Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo
Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 29, ...

Janet Anderson
Janet Anderson

Janet was MP for Rossendale and Darwen (1992-2010).  From ...

Karyn Temple Claggett
Karyn Temple Claggett

Ms. Temple Claggett is Associate Register of Copyrights and ...

Bob Goodlatte
Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte represents the Sixth Congressional District ...

Jason Merkoski
Jason Merkoski

Jason Merkoski was a development manager, product manager, ...

Lorenzo Ferrero
Lorenzo Ferrero

Lorenzo Ferrero was born in Torino, Italy, in 1951. He ...

Simon Darlow
Simon Darlow

Simon Darlow was head chorister of Chichester Cathedral and ...

David Carson
David Carson

David Carson joined IFPI as Executive Vice President, ...

Rupert Hine
Rupert Hine

Rupert’s career spans more than 30 years and 120 albums. ...

Kun Gao
Kun Gao

Kun has helped drive Crunchyroll from idea to a profitable ...

Chris Castle
Chris Castle

Chris Castle is Managing Partner of Christian L. Castle, ...

Ryan McGinness
Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness is an American artist, living and working in ...

Gigi B. Sohn
Gigi B. Sohn

David Israelite
David Israelite

David Mark Israelite is the President and Chief Executive ...

Tom Frederikse
Tom Frederikse

Tom specialises in Digital Media and technology-related ...

Ralph Peer
Ralph Peer

Ralph Peer, II, Chairman and CEO of peermusic, oversees a ...

Chantal Restivo-Alessi
Chantal Restivo-Alessi

Chantal Restivo-Alessi is the Chief Digital Officer for ...

Olivier Hinnewinkel
Olivier Hinnewinkel

Olivier Hinnewinkel is Director General of the ...

Sami Valkonen
Sami Valkonen

Currently at Google Sami heads the international music ...

Jill Lesser
Jill Lesser

Harald Heker
Harald Heker

Since 2006 Harald Heker is Member of the Executive Board of ...

Michael Grecco
Michael Grecco

Creating distinctive images that are evocative, ...

Shelley Lee
Shelley Lee

Rick Carnes
Rick Carnes

Susan Cleary
Susan Cleary

Susan Cleary has served as IFTA’s Vice President and ...

Marjorie David
Marjorie David

Marjorie David was born in Baltimore, MD and graduated with ...

Tero Ojanperä
Tero Ojanperä

Tero has a strong and versatile 20+ year long experience in ...

Mitch Glazier
Mitch Glazier

Mitch Glazier is Senior Executive Vice President, Recording ...

Michael Simon
Michael Simon

Michael S. Simon is the President and CEO of the Harry Fox ...

Brett Cottle
Brett Cottle

Brett Cottle (AM) is the Chief Executive of APRA|AMCOS, a ...

Jacques Fansten
Jacques Fansten

Sandra Aistars
Sandra Aistars

Sandra Aistars is the Executive Director of the Copyright ...

Susana Baca
Susana Baca

FORMACIÓN ACADÉMICA Licenciatura en Educación, ...

Zahavah Levine
Zahavah Levine

A digital music veteran, Zahavah currently manages ...

John LoFrumento
John LoFrumento

John A. LoFrumento is Chief Executive Officer of the ...

Tracey Armstrong
Tracey Armstrong

Tracey Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive ...

Bruce A. Lehman
Bruce A. Lehman

Bruce A. Lehman is an attorney with nearly 40 years of ...

Victoria Espinel
Victoria Espinel

Ana De Hollanda
Ana De Hollanda

Werner Stauffacher
Werner Stauffacher

Susan Butler
Susan Butler

Susan Butler is an entrepreneur, professional journalist, ...

FX Nuttall
FX Nuttall

FX Nuttall is an expert in the field of Digital Copyright. ...

Jean-Noël Tronc
Jean-Noël Tronc

Jean-Noël Tronc worked for the European Parliament, ...

Jerrold Nadler
Jerrold Nadler

Christopher Harrison
Christopher Harrison

Chris is Assistant General Counsel for Pandora Media, Inc. ...

Keith Harris
Keith Harris

Keith Harris began work in the record industry in 1974.  ...

David Torstensson
David Torstensson

Dr Torstensson focuses on policy and economic analysis ...

Anna G. Eshoo
Anna G. Eshoo

Like the Silicon Valley region she represents, ...

Luciano Marchione
Luciano Marchione

Luciano studied law at the University of Buenos Aires ...

Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar is a respected Urdu scriptwriter, poet, and ...

Vincent Misiano
Vincent Misiano

Vincent Misiano is a dedicated New Yorker and a director of ...

Sharon Boyse
Sharon Boyse

Sharon’s career in the music industry spans 20+ years, ...

Hervé Di Rosa
Hervé Di Rosa

The French visual artist and painter Hervé Di Rosa strives ...

Marisa Gandelman
Marisa Gandelman

Born in a musical family, Marisa Gandelman studied music ...

Theodore Feder
Theodore Feder

Simon Raymonde
Simon Raymonde

Simon Raymonde owns and runs the indie label Bella Union. ...

Richard Dale Kelly
Richard Dale Kelly

Richard Dale Kelly is a Pittsburgh-based photographer and ...

Jeff Sedlick
Jeff Sedlick

Penny Grubb
Penny Grubb

Penny Grubb has been Chair of the Authors' Licensing and ...

Andrew Jenkins
Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins is Executive Vice President International ...

Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon

CEO/Founder: Mobilium Global - UK/LA/Mumbai Chairman ...

Jean-François Bert
Jean-François Bert

Jean-François is the founder and CEO of Transparency, a ...

Jeremy Greenfield
Jeremy Greenfield

Jeremy Greenfield is editorial director of Digital Book ...

Janine Lorente
Janine Lorente

Janine Lorente was appointed Director of International ...

Kirit Joshi
Kirit Joshi

Mark Mulligan
Mark Mulligan

Mark Mulligan is a media and technology analyst, and a ...

Jeremy Fabinyi
Jeremy Fabinyi

Jeremy Fabinyi is the General Manager of the Australasian ...

Dominic McGonigal
Dominic McGonigal

Dominic McGonigal is a talented and successful creative ...

Eugene H. Mopsik
Eugene H. Mopsik

Eugene Mopsik has a long and distinguished record with the ...

Casey Rae
Casey Rae

Casey Rae is the Deputy Director for Future of Music ...

Michael Huppe
Michael Huppe

Michael Huppe is president of SoundExchange, the nonprofit ...

Richard Conlon
Richard Conlon

Richard Conlon is Senior Vice President of Corporate ...

Sarah Jacquier
Sarah Jacquier

Angélique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo

Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest ...

Laurent Hubert
Laurent Hubert

A native of France, Laurent Hubert, BMG Rights ...

Trisha Ziff
Trisha Ziff

Trisha Ziff (Mexico City) is a filmmaker and photography ...

Lee Knife
Lee Knife

Jorge Mejia
Jorge Mejia

Jorge Mejia is Executive Vice President, Sony/ATV Music ...

Peter Cheung
Peter Cheung

Peter Cheung is the Director of the Intellectual Property ...

Eleonora Rosati
Eleonora Rosati

Dr Eleonora Rosati is an Avvocato (Italian-qualified ...

Axel Dauchez
Axel Dauchez

After training at the Polytechnic and then at Procter & ...

Stanford McCoy
Stanford McCoy

Stan McCoy is Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for ...

John Lapham
John Lapham

John serves as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel ...

Catharine Saxberg
Catharine Saxberg

Nicholas Motsatse
Nicholas Motsatse

Nicholas Motsatse is the Chief Executive Officer of the ...

Niels Mosumgaard
Niels Mosumgaard

Eriq Gardner
Eriq Gardner

Eriq Gardner is Senior Editor at The Hollywood Reporter ...

Josephine Jagielo
Josephine Jagielo

Josephine Jagielo is the Vice President of International ...

Paul Williams
Paul Williams

Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected ...

Michael Whalen
Michael Whalen

Jay Rosenthal
Jay Rosenthal

Jay Rosenthal is Senior Vice-President and General Counsel ...