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Presenting the Panelists for CMJ Music Marathon 2013

posted by Laura Baker-Finch on September 30, 2013

Photo: CMJ Panelists 2012 via CMJ

New York City -- It's easy to get lost in all the buzz around CMJ Music Marathon's lineup, but the festival isn't just about the showcases. CMJ has released its complete list of panelists for the festival's 2013 edition.

Featured panelists include Bill Werde, Billboard's Editorial Director; Michael Goldstone, Co-Founder of mom+pop music; Nick Catchdubs, Fool's Gold's Co-Founder; Brian Nolan, Sony Music Senior Director; Jbeau Lewis, agent at CAA; Nusrat Durrani, General Manager of MTV World; Jamie Farkas, Vice's GM of Music; and Sean Golding, Booking Agent with The Agency Group, Ltd. These impressive industry insiders are just a smattering of the 100+ panelists that'll lead CMJ's 80+ panels. For the full list, scroll down.

The panels will be held at NYU's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center just south of Washington Square park from October 15-19. In addition to CMJ's Featured Panels, topics include "B(r)and Management," "Fair Play: Royalty Rates and Internet Radio," "Twerked Out: Digital Age Minstrels," and "Give It Away Now: Music's Freeconomy."

If you're in NYC for the festival, make sure to get your hands on our free, pocket-sized travel guide to CMJ at these locations or in your CMJ Registrant's Gift Bag. Want to attend? Enter to win a pair of badges.

Full Panelists List:
Fletcher Richman, CEO / Musik Fly
Michael Bebel, Head of Global Music Initiatives / Nokia
Bill Campbell, Senior Vice President Global Digital Business / UMG
Kevin Godley, CEO / WholeWorldBand
Steve Knill, EVP / Music & Entertainment / GMR Marketing
Jonathan Azu, Executive Vice President & General Manager / Red Light Management
Ron Faris, Head of Brand Marketing / Virgin Mobile USA
Jules Ferree, Digital & New Business / UMG Island Def Jam
Heather Moosnick, Head of Music Label Partnerships / YouTube
Benny Blanco, GRAMMY nominated Producer / Songwriter
Tommy Page, VP Artist and Brand Partnerships / Pandora Radio
Bill Werde, Editorial Director / Billboard
Eric Davich, Co-Founder Chief Content Officer / Songza
Alex Kisch, SVP of Business Development and Business Affairs / VEVO
Michael Petricone, Sr. VP of Government Affairs / Consumer Electronics Association
Stephen Colvin, Executive In Residence / Lerer Ventures
Just Blaze (Justin Smith), GRAMMY Award winning Producer / Composer / Stadium Red
Donnie Dinch, Founder / WillCall
Mark McLaughlin, Ticket ABC / CEO & Founder
Matt Urmy, Founder/CEO of Artist Growth
Jon Baltz, Co-Founder/VP / INDMUSIC
Catherine Moore, Director of the Music Business Program / NYU
Hanson O’Haver, Social Media Editor / Vice
Chris Carr, A&R / Feedbands
Graham MacRae, Record Store Day / College Outreach
Jose Pimienta, Vinylfy / Co-Founder
Andrew Mason, Founder / NYC Trust
Daniel Savage, Executive VP, North America / Musicmetric
Cliff Chenfeld, Razor & Tie / Owner
Noah Rubin, Decon Records / Label Manager
Jeff Owens, Ghostly Intl. / Director of Labels
Syd Butler, Frenchkiss / Founder/CEO
Steve Yanovsky, Brand Alchemy / Founding Principal
Jules Ferree, Digital & New Business/ UMG Island Def Jam
Rich Schaefer, The Artists Organization / Manager
Olivia Doyne, Sr. Director Marketing/ GAP
John Norris, Fuse / Producer
Peter Bittenbender, Decon Records / CEO and Co-Founder
Karen Bair, Indiegogo / Head of Music
Garrett Grohman, Indiegogo / Music Vertical Manager
Steve Yanovsky, Brand Alchemy / Founding Principal
Peter Agoston, Inland Empire Touring / Agent
Sean Goulding, The Agency Group, Ltd. / Booking Agent
Mehmet Dede, DROM / Talent Buyer
Tim Youngson, Saiko Management / Director
Mike Bell, Filter / Director of International Relations
Sarah Nesbitt, Kaotica
Jessica Charlton, VP Communications / Kaotica
Benji Rogers, PledgeMusic / CEO
Kendel Ratley, KickStarter / Director of Marketing and Outreach
Christos Badavas, The Harryfox Agency, Inc / Deputy General Counsel
Seth Goldstein, MediaNet Digital / Director, Legal & Business Affairs
Matthew Perpetua, Buzzfeed Music / Editor
David Jacobs, Mark Music & Media Law
Michael Goldstone, mom+pop music / Co-Founder
Jamie Farkas, Vice / GM of Music
Eric McLellan, Director of A&R Sire/UMG
Alex Black, WBR / A&R
Dawn Kammerling, The Press House / Founder
Casey Stickles, 5W PR / Account Supervisor
Chris Taillie, Senior Account Executive / Shore Fire
Jessica Savage Director, Digital Marketing Strategies / Girlie Action Media & Marketing
Eric Davidson, CMJ / Managing Editor
Lou Plaia, Reverb Nation / Founder/EVP Music Industry & Artist Relations
Peter Sotos, Epic Proportions / Owner
Vivian Host, THUMP / Editor
Jeremy Vuernick, Astralwerks / Sr. Manager, A&R
Zev Norotsky, H360 Group / President
Scott Rubin, Reach Music / EVP
Melissa Emert-Hutner, Nettwerk Music Group / Manager of Publishing and A&R
Jeremy Yohai, DMP Group / Vice President, A&R and Writer Relations
Blake Morgan, Recording artist, producer, and label owner
Peter Farraro, East Village Radio / GM
Steve Horowitz, The Code International Inc. / President
Richard Warp, Leapfrog Enterprises / Composer/Sound Designer
Mohamed Helmy, MasterPeace / CEO
Nusrat Durrani, MTV World / General Manager
(The Narcicyst) Yassin Alsalma, musician/actor/professor
Craig Zelizer, Georgetown University / Associate Director of the MA in Conflict Resolution
Juan Galdamez Manager, Broadcast Marketing / iBiquity Digital Corporation
Eric de Fontenay, MusicDish / Founder
Derek Graham, Vertusent Music Group
Miss Ko, Taiwanese-American female rapper
Ed Yen, GCA Entertainment
Rabbit Darkside, Artist
Jack Hsu, Artist / Hsu-nami
Mike Fordam, Pledge Music / Marketing Director
Travis Donovan, Shoutabl / CEO
Seth Kallen, This Side Up Management / Founder
Josh Roth, Light Fiction Management / President/Owner
Joe Vesayaporn, Music Glue / Squadron Leader
Liv Buli, Next Big Sound / Data Journalist
Jbeau Lewis, CAA / Agent
Michael Paoletta, Comma / A&R/Music Supervisor
Chris Tyng, Grow Music Project / Founder
Jackie Shuman, Crush Management / Head of Sync
Brent McCrossen, Audiosocket / CEO & Co-Founder
Jason Kramer, Elias Arts / Music Supervisor
Heather Gardner, Head of Music Supervision + Licensing
Joe Lambert, Mastering Engineer / JLM
Joe LaPorta, Senior Mastering Engineer / Sterling Sound
Paul Gold, Salt Mastering / Engineer
Nic Hard, Producer/Mixer
Lawrence Manchester, Mixing Engineer / Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Jason Goldstein, Mixing Engineer
Joseph Patel, MySpace / VP Content + Creative
Kenna Zemedkun, MySpace / Chief Vision Officer
Don McKinnon, CEO / Milq
Bill Wilson, digitalmusic.org / VP, Digital Strategy & Biz Dev.
Tamir Koch, TriPlay Inc. / CEO
Eddie Stats, Okayplayer / Editor
Salaam Remi, Sony RED
Rob Fields, Cultural Curator & Marketer
Brian Nolan, Sony Music / Columbia Records / Senior Director
Joel Beckerman, Man Made Music / Founder and Lead Composer
Dean Carlson, PlayNetwork / Lead Associate Music Supervisor/Procurement
Venus Stojsic, Spafax / Producer, Audio Programming
Cortney Harding, Soundrop / Partnerships
Brian Lisi, Co-Founder/CEO of Qello
Jordan Passman, scoreAscore.com / CEO & Founder
Mike Rosenthal, Paracadute / Label Manager
Adam Herzog, WBR / VP of A&R
Chris Mooney, Tunecore – Sr. Director of Artist Promotions and Strategic relationships
AJ Finizio, Seed Distribution
Nick Gordon, VP Client Service / The Orchard
Cindy Da Silva, Talent Consultants International / Artist Management / Special Projects
Natasha Bent, The Agency Group, Ltd. / Booking Agent
David Messer, DMP/DINGWALLS / Talent buyer
Bram Teitelman, Metalinsider.net / Managing Editor
Paula Hogan, Manic Music & Distribution; Candlelight Records USA / General Manager
Maria Ouellette, A&R / SPV GmbH
Jonas Naschin, Spinefarm / GM
Jon Wiederhorn, Author / Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal
Dalton Higgins, Author / The Music and Life of Drake
Michael Gonzales, Author/Writer / Ebony
Bryan Fryzel, Producer/Composer / Stadium Red
Ricardo Gutierrez, Masterng Engineer / Stadium Red
Ariel Borujow Mixing Engineer / Stadium Red
Marcin “Groh” Groskiewicz, Owner / U Know Me Records & Funky Mamas And Papas Recordings & JuNouMi Records
Randy Nichols, Bandsintown / Music Industry Strategist
Jenn Downs, Mailchimp / User Researcher
Nick Catchdubs, Fool’s Gold / Co-Founder

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See Also:

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