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Speakers

We are excited to have announced the speakers for the 2024 conference.

Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell

CEO of Barefoot Media LLC

Bill  Campbell is the Founder and CEO of Barefoot Media and has an impressive list of clients including Spotify, TikTok, Soundcloud and Apple Music.

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

VP Innovation, International Music Managers Forum (London / UK)

Jake is an artist manager from London, UK. He also advises artists and technology companies on business strategies. His clients have included Beyonce, Rihanna and The Clash.

Pouria Assadipour

Pouria Assadipour

CTO & co-founder of Beatdapp

Pouria Assadipour is the CTO & co-founder of Beatdapp, a venture backed streaming fraud detection company.

Stine Mari Røverdatter

Stine Mari Røverdatter

Co-Founder Broadcast

Stine Mari has over 20 years of experience in the cultural & music industry.

Ben Foulston

Ben Foulston

Associate Solicitor (Music) at Clintons

Ben works across the firm’s established client base and also assists his own clients which include artists, producers, songwriters, influencers, A&Rs, and more.

Virginia E. Vegas

Virginia E. Vegas

Managing Director at FRONTTIER

Virginia E. Vegas is Managing Director at FRONTTIER, a firm focused on supporting the venture industry in the Nordics and Europe.

Alberto Lopez

Alberto Lopez

Head of Label Licensing & Partnerships TikTok

As Senior Manager of Label Licensing & Partnerships at Bytedance/TikTok, Lopez is eager to be part of
the next music revolution that TikTok presents.

Becky Brook

Becky Brook

Adviser

Becky advises companies at the intersection of music and technology, on music rights/data and industry engagement.

Will Mills

Will Mills

MD of Exponential Advisory Partners

Will Mills is MD of Exponential Advisory Partners, the premier advisory firm to fast growing Music/Tech companies.

Trond Tornes

Trond Tornes

CEO NoordRights

Trond Tornes CEO NoordRights - a Film, TV & Music system developer company.

Neeta Ragoowansi

Neeta Ragoowansi

President of Music Managers Forum US & Global Co-Chair of Women in Music.

Neeta has been an attorney and music business professional for over 30 years, serving as a strategic advisor, business development resource, and legal counsel to entertainment and tech industry clients.

Matt Henninger

Matt Henninger

VP, Business Development & Sales at Music.ai

Matt Henninger has over 18+ years of experience building, launching, and licensing music services across all aspects of the music ecosystem.

Janove Ottesen

Janove Ottesen

Musician, songwriter, and producer

Janove Ottesen is a renowned Norwegian musician, songwriter, and producer, best known as the frontman and vocalist of the legendary band Kaizers Orchestra.

Gérôme Vanherf

Gérôme Vanherf

Managing Partner Wallifornia MusicTech

Gérôme dedicates his daily work to creating connections between start-ups and corporate entities in the Entertainment sector.

Stein Bjelland

Stein Bjelland

Cultural entrepreneur, strategist and music business consultant

Stein Bjelland has been working in the ever changing international music industry for over 30 years, focusing on the US and the Nordic markeds.

Aga Samitowska

Aga Samitowska

MusicTech Consultant

Aga Samitowska is a professional in the music business and MusicTech sector, embodying a blend of technological savvy and a deep understanding of the music industry.

Kyrre M. Knudsen

Kyrre M. Knudsen

Chief economist at SpareBank 1 SR-Bank.

Kyrre M. Knudsen has since 2013 been chief economist at SpareBank 1 SR-Bank. He has
previously worked with energy markets as chief analyst at Equinor.

Jeff Liebenson

Jeff Liebenson

President of International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, Principal at Liebenson Law

Jeff Liebenson operates his law firm Liebenson Law in New York City which concentrates on the convergence of entertainment and technology.

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