SoundExchange: Maximizing Your Royalties in the Digital Age
This is a must attend for any recording artist who wants to plug into the fastest growing royalty source in the music industry. Grammy winning artist/producer David Pack interviews SoundExchange executives on everything artists need to know about this breakthrough independent digital performance rights organization with a mission to support, protect and propel the music industry forward by digital revenue streams. Expect to see special guests perform and discussion from the artist's point of view.
David Pack is an American Grammy Award-winning musician, producer and music director of global events. His career began as the frontman, vocalist and guitarist with the rock group Ambrosia, popular in the 1970s and 1980s. Pack was co-founder, guitarist and main vocalist for the band. His collected works as a performer and producer have sold over 40 million units worldwide. Noted hits from the band written and sung by Pack include certified Gold singles "Biggest Part of Me" (1980), "You're the Only Woman (You & I)" (1980) and "How Much I Feel" (1978), as well as being co-writer of their first Top 10 hit, "Holdin' On to Yesterday" (1975). Pack is also a Grammy-winning producer for Wynonna, Phil Collins, Aretha Franklin and Kenny Loggins.
Barry LeVine is responsible for leading SoundExchange's artist and label outreach program, as well as driving strategic relationships with other organizations within the music community. Prior to joining SoundExchange, Barry spent more than 25 years working in various capacities of the music industry, including entertainment relations, partnership development and relationship marketing. Most recently, Barry served as global executive vice president of Entertainment Relations at Gibson Brands. In this capacity, he was responsible for maximizing relationships within the entertainment world and creating awareness of Gibson entertainment and lifestyle products in 19 markets worldwide.
Wade Metzler is VP Business Development for SoundExchange in the areas of Digital Music & Mobile Entertainment, Music Industry Relations, and Complex Licensing Negotiations. Wade is an accomplished and innovative business development professional with over 20 years of experience creating value at the intersection of the music industry with mobile, video game and digital technologies. For the past eight years he's been directly focused on mobile and digital content licensing, best-practice implementation tactics, marketing and new media business development worldwide.
Katie Garfield will be joining the panel. Her song 'Put Me Back On My Throne' is currently #1 on ReverbNation. A co-star in an upcoming Michael Bay Film, Katie is managed by Jonas Brothers' father, Kevin Jonas