Are you worried about newly emerging technologies affecting your business? Do you want to learn more about how to embrace them? Future of the Music Industries will delve into newly emerging technologies and how these can be used to your benefit. Our panel features five music industry professionals who have embraced new technologies for their benefit.
Dr Joe Lyske - CEO and Co-founder (MXX Music)
Dr. Joe Lyske is accomplished in fields including artificial intelligence and film composition. Joe has a PhD in AI from Queen Mary, University of London, and an Advanced Masters in Composition for Screen from the Royal College of Music.
Joe’s PhD work addressed the meta-creation of film scores and involved work with the Digital World and Image Group at Georgia Tech.
Joe is CEO and Co-founder of MXX Music where he has invented and patented several core technologies for composing and editing music resulting in the world’s first AI engine that atomises, re-constructs and edits any music to video, instantly.
Sammy Andrews - CEO and Founder (Deviate Digital)
Sammy Andrews has a long history at the forefront of the new music landscape and is considered as one of the music industry's leading digital advisers and futurologists.
Andrews gained a 360 degree view of the music industry through her background as a concert promoter, artist manager and independent record label founder. She went on to head up digital departments at XIX and Cooking Vinyl Records before joining the board at Entertainment Intelligence but she is now CEO of Deviate Digital.
Deviate Digital provide an extensive array of services from high level digital strategies for blue chip companies, to artist and product campaigns, creative digital marketing, training, streaming strategies, media buying and data insights/analysis as well as an entire arm of the company dedicated purely to creative asset design and development.
The diversity of Deviate’s client base reflects this with household name artists, brands, promoters, ticketing companies, startups, labels, managers, distributors, trade organisations and publishers amongst them.
Jesper Skibsby - Founder (WARM)
Jesper Skibsby is the CEO & founder of WARM - the world's first large-scale radio monitoring service focusing on the individuals in the music industry. The vision behind WARM is to make detailed music data available to everyone, especially the long tail.
Jesper is also a board member of DUP (association for independent record labels in Denmark). Previously, Jesper has represented MusicDNA as Scandinavian sales agent. Prior to IT, Jesper has worked in the music industry for 6 years - establishing companies like Fandango Music Management, We Make Noise (label services) and Kassiopeia Kollektive (record label).
Nick Breen - Senior Associate (Reed Smith LLP)
Nick is a senior associate in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, and focuses on digital media, music, advertising and content distribution.
Nick has broad experience in advising clients on the production, licensing and digital distribution of content on various digital platforms and networks. In particular, Nick works extensively with digital service providers across Europe and regularly advises clients on managing their relationships with rightsholders, talent and consumers. Nick also represents artists, labels, managers and promoters on a variety of matters.
Anna Xambo - Associate Professor (Norwegian University of Technology and Science)
Anna Xambó is an experimental electronic music producer and researcher. She is currently an associate professor in music technology at the department of music of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Anna is also a collaborator at the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM), Queen Mary University of London, working on the EU-funded project AudioCommons, which looks into the design and evaluation of new tools for music production and performance. Her research focuses on interactive real-time systems for music looking at live coding and generative computer music, collaborative and participatory interfaces, and real-time music information retrieval. She has a special interest in improving the under representation of women in music technology. Anna is co-founder of the online records label Carpal Tunnel and co-founder of Women in Music Tech at Georgia Tech. http://annaxambo.me