J. Dash is a multi-platinum music producer, artist and songwriter who also holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida. In 2011, he founded SlapDash Productions; a boutique firm specializing in music production/sync licensing and film scoring. He also created JAX Beat Battle as a way to inspire, and pour into the music community in his hometown of Jacksonville, FL. J. Dash now hopes to spark the next generation of musicians and artists of all kinds to push the arts culture forward. He believes by exposing kids to all areas of creative arts and associated business, we can increase the speed of intellectual development and create a new job market centered in the intersection of arts and technology.