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Saturday, April 26 • 9:45am - 11:00am
How to Prepare for Your Big Break

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You write your whole career to get that big break. In today's world it could come from anywhere - a viral video, a TV sync opportunity, a cut or publishing deal - and it can happen quickly. Are you prepared to maximize the opportunity? This panel will discuss what songwriters need to have on hand before they catch their break. We'll walk through the basics of song management: keeping track of recordings, lyrics and splits, and discuss how new technology is making the process easier for songwriters.


Moderators
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John Rudolph

Senior Advisor - Siemer & Associates
Senior Advisor - Siemer & Associates | | John Rudolph, Senior Advisor at Siemer & Associates, has worked in the media, technology and global finance industries for over 20 years, specializing in startups and M&A transactions. Concurrent to his position with the firm, he is a Principal with Music Analytics, a strategic advisory entity he founded in 2001, which has been responsible for over $3.1 billion in media transactions. Most recently, Mr. Rudolph served as CEO of Bug Music, Inc., a leading worldwide media company with offices in the U.S. and Europe and over 120 employees that was purchased by BMG Chrysalis in the fall of 2012 for a reported $300 million. Previously, he founded Sherpa Ears, LLC, an early predecessor to modern day social networking sites, and before that, he was CFO of Windswept Pacific, where he engineered the... Read More →

Panelists
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Robert Clement

CEO & Co-Founder – Songspace
CEO & Co-Founder – Songspace | | Robert is CEO and co-founder of Songspace, a song network that helps songwriters and businesses collaborate to better manage song assets and metadata. He has worked in media, music and technology for ten years. From 2004-2012 as co-owner and publ... Read More →
avatar for Katie Jelen

Katie Jelen

Head of Artist Relations - Secret Road Music
Head of Artist Relations - Secret Road Music Katie Jelen is head of artist relations for Secret Road Music Services. In addition to handling a roster of over a hundred licensing clients, she also works as as part of the management team for Ingrid Michaelson and assists with crea... Read More →
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David Margolis

President – My World Productions
President – My World Productions David Margolis is the President of My World Productions, the boutique management company he founded 16 years ago.  The company is devoted to developing artists in all aspects of their careers, with a heavy focus on publishing.  He currently represents such artists as Rosi Golan, Greg Holden and Gabe... Read More →
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Evan Taubenfeld

A&R – Mighty Seven Songs & Crush Music; Songwriter - “Don't Tell Me,” “Hot,” “Heaven,” “First Timers”
A&R – Mighty Seven Songs & Crush Music | Songwriter - “Don't Tell Me,” “Hot,” “Heaven,” “First Timers” A longtime co-writer collaborator for Avril Lavigne and solo artist on Warner Bros Records, Evan Taubenfeld presently runs Mighty Seven Songs (Crush & Songs Publishing’s joint venture) and is an... Read More →


Saturday April 26, 2014 9:45am - 11:00am
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

Attendees (151)