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Wednesday, March 18 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Why Curation Will Save the Music Industry

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With over 20 million songs available instantly to all of us through various streaming and download services, the way we consume music has changed drastically. The average user is confronted with an abundance of music at their disposal with limited means to navigate. We will highlight why we need human editorial guidance in times of algorithms and automated recommendations.

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avatar for Chris Becherer

Chris Becherer

SVP, Product, Rdio
Chris is the Head of Product at Rdio, where he oversees the design and management of Rdio’s entire suite of products. Chris has over 12 years of experience in the tech/internet/mobile space. Before joining Rdio, he spent 7 years in Apple’s product group working on iPhone and iOS... Read More →
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Scott Cohen

Founder, The Orchard
Scott Cohen is the co-founder of digital distribution company The Orchard. He started the company with music veteran Richard Gottehrer in 1997. The Orchard is the largest digital distributor in the world with offices in 25 countries. As a well-recognized public speaker and lecturer... Read More →
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Gary Stewart

Founder, Trunkworthy
Gary Stewart's lifelong passion for music led to a 30-year career that took him from a part-time record store clerk to a reissue producer for Rhino Records, musical director at iTunes to his new venture trunkworthy.com. Gary's obsession with unearthing hidden gems in pop culture led... Read More →
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Tim Stickelbrucks

Pres, Saint Elmo's Entertainment
As a digital native with a strong background in the entertainment, music and marketing industry I have been working in leading positions for international clients and agencies such as Apple iTunes, BMW, MINI, Microsoft, Philip Morris, BBDO Interone Worldwide and the Serviceplan G... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

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