This story was written by Rachelle Crum.
Tomorrow's the big daywe're holding our EconMusic conference at London's Natural History Museum in the afternoon. The event will include a keynote Q&A with BPI CEO Geoff Taylor and several panels about new commercial models, mobile music, social media and direct-to-fan efforts. Our ContentNext team, including Robert Andrews, Staci D. Kramer, Rafat Ali and Nathan Richardson, among others, will be there.
We've got an incredible lineup of speakers for the event:
-- Ed Averdieck, Director, Real World
-- Billy Bragg, Musician
-- David Courtier-Dutton, CEO, Slicethepie
-- Ben Drury, CEO, 7digital
-- Tom Erskine, Head of Go To Market, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) Music
-- Angel Gambino, Social Entrepreneur; former Global VP, Music and Content, Bebo; Moderator
-- Ian Henderson, VP Digital Business EMEA, Sony (NYSE: SNE) BMG
-- David Hyman, CEO, Mog
-- Spencer Hyman, COO, Last.fm
-- Eric Johnson, President and COO, Wolfgang's Vault
-- Tom McLennan, Head of Music - Mobile Internet and Content Services, Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) UK
-- Mark Mulligan, VP & Research Director, JupiterResearch; Moderator
-- Erik Nielsen, Managing Director, Intact Records / Racket Records
-- Steve Purdham, CEO and Founder Investor, We7
-- Danny Rimer, Partner, Index Ventures
-- Thorsten Schliesche, VP, Sales and Marketing, Europe, GM and VP, Germany, Napster
-- Marla Shapiro, Business Development Director, Broadcast and Online, The MCPS-PRS Alliance
-- Johan Vosmeijer, CEO, SellaBand
-- Julian Zmood, Head of Business Development, Music, O2
See you all there. Thanks for our sponsors and partners Nawr, Frukt Music, MuseExpo and MusicTank.
By Rachelle Crum