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Lyor Cohen, Jon Irwin, Just Blaze & More Join New Music Seminar 2012

New-music-seminarNew Music Seminar 2012, taking place in NYC June 17 – 19, previously announced an impressive list of speakers including Bob Pittman and Sean Parker. They've now expanded their of "announced players" to include a broad range from Lyor Cohen, CEO of Recorded Music of Warner Music Group, to Jon Irwin, CEO of Rhapsody and Just Blaze, music producer.

New Music Seminar Founder and Executive Director Tom Silverman states:

"The U.S. music business is flat at around $7 billion. This year's New Music Seminar will discuss strategies to get it back to $14 billion and beyond. Our Movements are filled with the CEO's, presidents and founders of new businesses that promise to deliver new revenues that will take us there. It is time for our business to stop being the disrupted and become the disruptor."

New Music Seminar gathers together "key music, technology, radio, venture capital, advertising agency, brand executives, artists, managers, producers, songwriters, booking agents, venues, and promoters" that now include the following speakers.

Additional Confirmed Speakers for New Music Seminar 2012:

Amaechi Uzoigwe, Head of Content & Business Affairs of Anthony Volodkin, CEO of Hypemachine
Ariel Hyatt, CEO/Owner of Ariel Publicity
Axel Dauchez, CEO of Deezer
Benjy Grinberg, President of Rostrum Records
Benny Blanco, Producer
Bob Tulipan, Author of Rockin' in the New World, Author
Brad Hardin, SVP of Programming and Rock and Alternative Brand Manager for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Brett Gurewitz, Founder/CEO of Epitaph Records
Bryan Calhoun, VP, New Media & External Affairs of SoundExchange
Cat Collins, Rhythmic CHR Brand Manager and Program Director of KYLD-FM and Hot Adult Contemporary KIOI-FM for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Charlie Feldman, VP, Writer/Publisher Relations at BMI
Christina Calio, Relationships & Strategy Business Development at Microsoft
Christopher Muratore, VP, Merchant Services & Emerging Growth at Nielsen Entertainment
Darius Van Arman, CEO/Founder of Jagjaguwar, Secretly Canadian, Dead Oceans
David Chesky, CEO & Co-Founder of HDTracks
David Del Beccaro, President/CEO/Founder of Music Choice
David Kahne, Producer
Dennis Kooker, President, Global Digital Business at Sony Music Entertainment
Doc Wynter, Urban AC Brand Manager and VP of Urban Programming for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Gerrit Schumann, CEO of Simfy
Gregory Mead, Co-Founder/CEO of Musicmetric
Hank Bordowitz, Author of Dirty Little Secrets of the Record Business
Jacques Krischer, CEO of Kollector
Jacob Luttrell, Songwriter
Jason Flom, President of Lava Records
Jeremy Welt, Head of Marketing at Maker Studios
Jim Cady, CEO of Slacker
John Ivey, SVP of Programming, CHR Brand Manager, and Program Director KIIS-FM and KHHT-FM for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Jon Irwin, CEO of Rhapsody
Jordan Walker, US Label & Artist Relations at Spotify
Josh Deutsch, CEO/Chairman of Downtown Records
Julie Pilat, Program Director of KYSR-FM and Music Director/Assistant Program Director of KIIS-FM for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Just Blaze, Producer
Luke Ebbin, Producer
Lyor Cohen, CEO of Recorded Music of Warner Music Group (WMG)
Mike Tompkins, Artist
Peter Asher, Producer
Reggie Barriero, Founder of The Artist Brand
Rob Miller, Mainstream AC Format Brand Coordinator and Program Director of WKTU-FM for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
Spencer Drate & Judith Salavetz, Author of Five Hundred 45s: A Graphic History of the Seven-Inch Record Steve Boom, VP, Digital Music at Amazon
Steve Savoca, Head of Content Operations at Spotify
Susan Butler, Executive Editor of Music Confidential
Tony Van Veen, CEO DiscMakers/CDBaby
Tyler Gray, Deputy Editor of Fast Company
Vickie Nauman, President, North America at 7Digital
Vivien Lewit, Director of Content Partnerships at YouTube
Will Bortz, Sr Manager, Brand Partnerships and Sponsorships at Taco Bell

An updated schedule of events is now available.

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