Monday, 28th January 2013 from 5:10 pm to 6:10 pmDiscussion Auditorium Debussy, Level 1 Visionary Monday
In the music industry, as in many other industries, innovation generates controversy. New products and technologies, whether streaming, cloud-based or mobile apps, arouse excitement, frustration or fear. This debate highlights the perspectives of music makers, rights owners and collecting societies on the capacity of the music industry to embrace disruption and leverage this creative renaissance.
PRS for Music (UK)| CEO
X5 Music (Sweden)| CEO
X5 Music has become a leading digital music label by creating compilations and marketing concepts tailor-made for the digital marketplace. Through innovation and creativity, X5 is refining music discovery for back catalogue in the digital market.
Sacem (France)| CEO
Jean-Noël Tronc worked for the European Parliament, Andersen Consulting and France's Center for Strategic Planning before being appointed "IT and Internet" advisor to France's Prime Minister from 1997 to 2002.
Blink-182 (USA)| Musician & Record Producer
Renman Music and Business (USA)| Manager of Incubus, Host & Founder
Mr. Rennie has worked in the music business for over 30 years. He has a broad range of experience as a concert promoter, record executive, internet entrepreneur, and artist manager. Mr. Rennie has been the personal manager for multi-platinum rock band Incubus for the last 16 years and has guided them from the day they got signed to a record deal to being a hugely successful worldwide record selling, concert attraction. He was a founding member of ARTIST DIRECT and served as the Senior Vice President/GM of Epic Records/Sony Music. Prior to joining Sony Music he managed a number of Alternative Rock artists including Primal Scream, The The, Dramarama, The Wonder Stuff, and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin. He was also the Senior VP at Southern California’s #1 concert promoter Avalon Attractions, which is now part of Live Nation, booking shows from clubs on the Sunset Strip to stadium shows at the Rose Bowl and Coliseum. He currently is working on a new project, Renman Music & Business, and hosts a web show every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on RenmanMB.com
Budde Music (Germany)| President
Founded in 1947, Budde Music publishes evergreens such as “Summerwind“, “Always on my mind” and “Forever Young”. The company entered the international sub-publishing business in 1960 and has since founded subsidiaries in Austria, Switzerland, the United States, France, the UK and Sweden.
The Guardian (Sweden)| Songwriter & Columnist
Helienne Lindvall is an award winning professional songwriter, musician, and music and media writer for the Guardian. Born and raised in Sweden, she moved to New York City in her early twenties where she worked as a session singer, recording artist and performer. After relocating to London she signed a publishing deal with BMG Publishing Scandinavia, working with recording artists on both sides of the Atlantic.