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speakers 2013
Regis Flad
Regis Flad

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

Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo
Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo

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

Susana Baca
Susana Baca

FORMACIÓN ACADÉMICA Licenciatura en Educación, ...

Don Quarles
Don Quarles

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

Janet Anderson
Janet Anderson

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

Paul Williams
Paul Williams

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

Lee Knife
Lee Knife

Karyn Temple Claggett
Karyn Temple Claggett

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

David Torstensson
David Torstensson

Dr Torstensson focuses on policy and economic analysis ...

Michael Huppe
Michael Huppe

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

Richard Dale Kelly
Richard Dale Kelly

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

Wally Badarou
Wally Badarou

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

Anna G. Eshoo
Anna G. Eshoo

Like the Silicon Valley region she represents, ...

Tero Ojanperä
Tero Ojanperä

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

Olivier Hinnewinkel
Olivier Hinnewinkel

Olivier Hinnewinkel is Director General of the ...

Chris Ruen
Chris Ruen

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

Nanea Reeves
Nanea Reeves

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

Albert Pastore
Albert Pastore

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

Eleonora Rosati
Eleonora Rosati

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

Robert Panzer
Robert Panzer

Bruce A. Lehman
Bruce A. Lehman

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

Matt Mason
Matt Mason

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

Yves Nilly
Yves Nilly

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

Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen
Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen

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

Trisha Ziff
Trisha Ziff

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

Christophe Depreter
Christophe Depreter

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

Ralph Peer
Ralph Peer

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

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

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

Marisa Gandelman
Marisa Gandelman

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

Nathan Maharaj
Nathan Maharaj

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

Jerrold Nadler
Jerrold Nadler

Chantal Restivo-Alessi
Chantal Restivo-Alessi

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

Axel Dauchez
Axel Dauchez

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

Werner Stauffacher
Werner Stauffacher

Richard Conlon
Richard Conlon

Richard Conlon is Senior Vice President of Corporate ...

Penny Grubb
Penny Grubb

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

Edmund Lam
Edmund Lam

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

Scot Morris
Scot Morris

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

Harald Heker
Harald Heker

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

Jill Lesser
Jill Lesser

Lorenzo Ferrero
Lorenzo Ferrero

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

Andrew Keen
Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen is an Internet entrepreneur who founded ...

Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer

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 ...

Janine Lorente
Janine Lorente

Janine Lorente was appointed Director of International ...

Eriq Gardner
Eriq Gardner

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

Nicholas Motsatse
Nicholas Motsatse

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

Sharon Boyse
Sharon Boyse

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

Mark Mulligan
Mark Mulligan

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

Scott Turow
Scott Turow

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

Pat Collins
Pat Collins

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

Sandra Aistars
Sandra Aistars

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

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland
Duncan Crabtree-Ireland

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

Chris Castle
Chris Castle

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

John Lapham
John Lapham

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

Jean-Michel Jarre
Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Catharine Saxberg
Catharine Saxberg

Roberto Cantoral Zucchi
Roberto Cantoral Zucchi

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

Stephen Navin
Stephen Navin

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

Achille Forler
Achille Forler

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

John Morton
John Morton

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

Richard Hooper
Richard Hooper

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

Tracey Armstrong
Tracey Armstrong

Tracey Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive ...

Alejandro Guarello
Alejandro Guarello

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

Michael Battiston
Michael Battiston

Michael is responsible for maintaining ASCAP’s ...

Bob Goodlatte
Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte represents the Sixth Congressional District ...

Michael Grecco
Michael Grecco

Creating distinctive images that are evocative, ...

Keith Harris
Keith Harris

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

Vincent Misiano
Vincent Misiano

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

Theodore Feder
Theodore Feder

Eddie Schwartz
Eddie Schwartz

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

Satoshi Watanabe
Satoshi Watanabe

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

Rupert Hine
Rupert Hine

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

Josephine Jagielo
Josephine Jagielo

Josephine Jagielo is the Vice President of International ...

Jorge Mejia
Jorge Mejia

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

Robert Levine
Robert Levine

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

Kun Gao
Kun Gao

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

Robert Ashcroft
Robert Ashcroft

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

David Israelite
David Israelite

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

David Alexander
David Alexander

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

Brett Cottle
Brett Cottle

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

Kim Ravers
Kim Ravers

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

Tom Frederikse
Tom Frederikse

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

Jason Merkoski
Jason Merkoski

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

Kenth Muldin
Kenth Muldin

Kenth Muldin joined STIM (Swedish Performing Rights ...

Eric Baptiste
Eric Baptiste

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

Jean-Noël Tronc
Jean-Noël Tronc

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

Eric Hilton
Eric Hilton

Stacie Passon
Stacie Passon

  Stacie Passon is an American film director and ...

Helienne Lindvall
Helienne Lindvall

Helienne Lindvall is an award winning professional ...

Ana De Hollanda
Ana De Hollanda

Hervé Di Rosa
Hervé Di Rosa

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

Mitch Glazier
Mitch Glazier

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

Ted Cohen
Ted Cohen

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

Ryan McGinness
Ryan McGinness

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

Niels Mosumgaard
Niels Mosumgaard

Klaus Thymann
Klaus Thymann

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

Marjorie David
Marjorie David

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

Gigi B. Sohn
Gigi B. Sohn

Simon Darlow
Simon Darlow

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

Bruce Livingstone
Bruce Livingstone

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

Laurent Hubert
Laurent Hubert

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

Tania Spriggens
Tania Spriggens

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

Alan Balchin
Alan Balchin

Sean M. O’Connor
Sean M. O’Connor

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

Christopher Harrison
Christopher Harrison

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

Andrew Jenkins
Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins is Executive Vice President International ...

Michael Whalen
Michael Whalen

Kirit Joshi
Kirit Joshi

David Carson
David Carson

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

Paul Aiken
Paul Aiken

Ursula Mackenzie
Ursula Mackenzie

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

Jean-François Bert
Jean-François Bert

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

John LoFrumento
John LoFrumento

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

Sarah Jacquier
Sarah Jacquier

Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar

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

Horacio Maldonado
Horacio Maldonado

Simon Raymonde
Simon Raymonde

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

Rick Carnes
Rick Carnes

Casey Rae
Casey Rae

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

Shelley Lee
Shelley Lee

John Simson
John Simson

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

Zahavah Levine
Zahavah Levine

A digital music veteran, Zahavah currently manages ...

Jacques Fansten
Jacques Fansten

Jay Rosenthal
Jay Rosenthal

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

Maria A. Pallante
Maria A. Pallante

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

Stanford McCoy
Stanford McCoy

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

Jeremy Fabinyi
Jeremy Fabinyi

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

Victoria Espinel
Victoria Espinel

Susan Cleary
Susan Cleary

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

Sami Valkonen
Sami Valkonen

Currently at Google Sami heads the international music ...

Jeff Sedlick
Jeff Sedlick

FX Nuttall
FX Nuttall

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

Jeremy Greenfield
Jeremy Greenfield

Jeremy Greenfield is editorial director of Digital Book ...

Susan Butler
Susan Butler

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

Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon

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

Michael Simon
Michael Simon

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

Angélique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo

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

Amanda Harcourt
Amanda Harcourt

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

Luciano Marchione
Luciano Marchione

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

Peter Cheung
Peter Cheung

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

Laurent Petitgirard
Laurent Petitgirard

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

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speakers 2013

Susan Butler

Susan Butler is an entrepreneur, professional journalist, publisher, international business attorney and published author. Through Butler Business & Media, Susan currently writes and publishes Music Confidential, a weekly international news and analysis report for executives who do business in music and for government officials and advisors who work with intellectual property issues. Music Confidential is distributed digitally to paid subscribers in 35 countries. In the past, Susan represented for over 20 years the legal and business interests of film, TV and record producers; sound engineers; recording studios; independent record labels and music publishers; visual and recording artists; songwriters and film composers; Internet technology developers; dot-com entrepreneurs and others in the entertainment and technology industries in the U.S., Japan and Europe. While practicing law, she was also columnist for ZDNet (acquired by CNET), contributing writer for several international technology magazines and author of eBusiness Legal Kit For Dummies written for entrepreneurs.