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Saturday, March 21 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Be Your Own CEO

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Come delve into the brave new world of a DIY career. Major technological developments and online piracy have dramatically altered the music industry and traditional modes of establishing and sustaining careers in entertainment. This panel will feature some of music’s most innovative and progressive trendsetters as they discuss new creative and insightful ways for artists, content creators and songwriters to launch and maintain a career in today’s complicated and ever-challenging marketplace.

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Jay Frank

Owner, DigSin
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J Gibson

Head of Content Aquisition, Rumblefish
Is Head of Content Acquisition at Rumblefish, with background experience in finance and then hanging it entirely up to consecrate his time to music, led him through the early 2000s embracing digital distribution with companies like IODA and The Orchard while also Co-Founding reapandsow... Read More →

James Leach

VP Writer/Publisher Rel - West Coast Operations, SESAC
James began his music career as an intern at Famous Music Publishing before transitioning to ATV Music Group as an intern and where he eventually became Director of Creative Affairs, having the opportunity to work with artists such as Brownstone, and SWV among many others. Upon leaving... Read More →
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Tracy Maddux

CEO, CD Baby
Tracy joined the CD Baby team in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer and became CEO in May of 2012. He has led the company during a period of rapid growth, focusing on rolling out new products and services that enable artists to self-manage their music careers; make money from their music... Read More →
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Dmitri Vietze

N/A, StoryAmp LLC

Saturday March 21, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

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