Digital Music Forum @ NYME 2018

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Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place

New York, NY 10280

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Digital Music Forum (Oct. 4) is part of NYME with over 4,000 attendees participating over two days.

Digital Music Forum is a 1-day event that is part of New York Media Festival’s (NYME) 2-day event series. The 1-day conference is the leading event for senior representatives working in the music industry including artists, managers, labels, brands, digital services, marketing agencies, festival directors, investors and concert promoters. We focus on bringing together the right people in a lively yet intimate environment that provides opportunities for discovery and business development and ample opportunity for networking. This year’s event will be packed with great content, stellar people and a lot of companies that are new on the music-tech scene!

Check Out Our Agenda Highlights for Digital Music Forum @ NYME 2018

  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: Streaming Revenue Milestones & Goalposts
  • Investing in Music
  • Digital Radio
  • Data: What Does it Mean to You
  • Branding in a Digital World
  • Marketing with Video and Livestreaming, How the Socials have Changed

View the full NYME Agenda

Our 2018 Featured Speakers


Keynotes and Fireside Chats:


Nick Earl, CEO & President, Glu Mobile

Simon Sim, President, Netmarble US

Dr. Songyee Yoon, President, NCSOFT West

Interviewed by: Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors


Shahendra Ohneswere, SVP Content Development, Columbia Records


David Gandler, CEO & Co-Founder, FuboTV


Merck Mercuriadis, CEO, Hipgnosis Music Ltd.

Nile Rodgers, Grammy-Winning Composer, Producer & Guitarist / Co-Founder, CHIC

Panelists and Presenters:

Marcie Allen, President, MAC Presents

Sheryl Allen, Director, Next Big Sound, Pandora

Jon Bahr, VP, Creator Services, CD Baby

Allen Bargfrede, Managing Partner, PDX Media Partners

Jonathan Barzilay, Chief Operating Officer, PBS

David Beck, EVP, Corporate Strategy and Operations, Turner

Noah Becker, President, AdRev

Dwayne Benefield, VP & GM, PS Vue, PlayStation

David Berkowitz, Head of Marketing, Storyhunter

Dae Bogan, CEO, TuneRegistry

Hale Boggs, Chairman, Manatt Venture Fund

Susan Borst, Vice President, Mobile, IAB

Jeff Bronikowski, SVP, Business Development, Head of Innovation & Emerging Tech, Warner Music Group

Alex Bulkin, Co-Founder & Chief Alchemist, CoinFund

Ina Burke, Vice President, Original Content, iHeartMedia

Tom Christie, Chief Operating Officer, Showtime Networks

Jeff Clyburn, Managing Director, Mass Appeal Records

Emma Cooper, Global President- Nonfiction, Pulse Films

Russ Crupnick, Managing Partner, MusicWatch

Jarrod Dicker, CEO,

Domenic DiMeglio, SVP of Distribution and Operations, Digital Media, CBS Interactive

Colin Dixon, Chief Analyst & Founder, nScreenMedia

Chris Donohue, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, AMD

Craig Donato, Chief Business Officer, Roblox

Bernarda Duarte, Director, Content Acquisition, Roku

Matt Edelman, Chief Commercial Officer, Super League Gaming

Ahmed Elgammal, CEO, Artrendex

Tim Fields, CEO, Kabam

Kristen Finney, EVP, EMEA, Television Distribution, 20th Century Fox

Chuck Fletcher, Chief Technology Officer, Barbarian

Taishi Fukuyama, Co-Founder & COO, Amadeus Code

Seth Geiger, President, SmithGeiger LLC

Sean Gibbons, SVP Product and UX, SiriusXM

Eric Goldberg, Managing Director, Crossover Technologies

Harold Goldberg, Founder, The New York Videogame Critics Circle

Jesse Grushack, Co-founder, UJO

Nader Hamda, CEO, Ozobot

Brian Anthony Hernandez, Senior Editor of Music & Culture,

Gabrielle Heyman, Head of Global Brand Partners, Zynga

Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, Interactive TV Today

Grace James, Vice President, Marketing, Atlantic Records

Mike Jbara, CEO, MQA

Mark Jocson, SVP, Strategic Initiatives and Business Development, Rakuten Viki
Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, Nue
Todd Klein, Partner, Revolution

Paul Kontonis, CMO, WHOSAY

Keith Kupferschmid, President, Copyright Alliance

John Lasker, Vice President of Digital Media Programming, ESPN

Damon Lau, Head of Esports, United Talent Agency

Craig Levine, Global Chief Strategy Officer, ESL

Mitch Liu, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Theta Labs

Stephanie Llamas, Head of XR, SuperData Research

Amir Lotan, Creative Director and Head of Production, FTX Games

Jennifer MacArthur, SVP, Global Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, Treeti

Jim Mahoney, General Manager, US, MERLIN

Damian Manning - Founder, CEO, Hifi

Brandon Martinez, VP, Live Nation Video Network, Live Nation Entertainment

Paul Martino, General Partner, Bullpen Capital

Nari Matsuura, Partner, Massarsky Consulting

Richard McBeath, VP, Marketing,

Ben McEwen, Commercial Director, ICE (London)

Andrew McInnes, Founder, TMWRK

Vaughn McKenzie-Landell, CEO and Co-Founder, JAAK

Marty Moe, President, Vox Media
Soniya Monga, Global Agency Partnerships, Snap

Eugene Mopsik, CEO, American Society for Collective Rights Licensing

Vida Myslon, Sr. Director, Brand Sales & Marketing, Electronic Arts

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head – TFC Online, ABS-CBN International

Jacob Pace, CEO, Flighthouse

Sahil Patel, Senior Reporter, Digiday

Mario Pena, Product Manager, Safe Creative

Cheryl M. Potts, Founder & CEO, Cleerkut

Jennifer Prenner, Global Head of Marketing, Growth & Engagement, Amazon Fire TV

Erick Opeka, Executive Vice President, Digital Networks, Cinedigm

William Quigley, CEO, WAX and OPSkins

Jon Radoff, CEO, Disruptor Beam

Jeff Ratner, Chief Media Officer, iCrossing

Benji Rogers, Chief Strategy Officer, Dot Blockchain Media

Raymond Roker, Vice President, AEG Studios

John Rosso, President, Market Development, Triton Digital

Scott Ryan, Global VP Music, Gracenote

Zihla Salinas, CEO, Trailer Park Group

Seth Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas

Fabrice Sergent, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, BandsinTown

Evan Shapiro, Founder, eshapTV
Ned Sherman, Counsel & Director, Manatt Digital / Founder, Digital Media Wire

Julie Shumaker, VP, Business Development, Unity Technologies

Lee Simpson, Head of TV & Entertainment, ustwo

Howie Singer, Special Technology Advisor, Universal Music Group

Jason Sklar, Managing Director, Shamrock Capital

Jon Skogmo, CEO, Jukin Media

Pete Soldinger, Sr. Director of Strategy, Fullscreen

Todd Spangler, New York Digital Editor, Variety

Bart Spriester, VP and General Manager of the Video Platform, Comcast Technology Solutions

Christopher Sprigman, Professor, New York University School of Law

Brad Spychalski, Creative Strategy Lead, Pinterest

Sarah Stringer, SVP, Head of Innovation, Carat USA

Jonathan Stringfield, Global Head of Business Marketing, Measurement, and Insights, Activision Blizzard

Christy Tanner, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS News Digital

Erin Taylor, CEO, Musiconomi

Daniel Tibbets, President & GM, El Rey Network

Rasty Turek, CEO, Pex

Benoit Vatere, CEO & Co-Founder, Mammoth Media

Preeya Vyas, Managing Partner, Digital, Saatchi & Saatchi New York

Christoffer Wallin, Founder & CEO, Pindify

Matthew Wang, Managing Director / Deputy COO, U.S. Investment Banking, Evercore

Megan West, VP, Content Relations, Soundcloud

Mark WIllis, Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer, Texel

Dick Wingate, Principal, DEV Advisors

Matthew Yazge, Head of Brand Partnerships, Music & Film, Nielsen Entertainment

& more to come!

Interested in Speaking at NYME?

We are always looking for speakers with fresh and innovated takes on our topics and subjects. If you are interested in being a speaker at the NYME, please submit your application here.

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No. However you may be asked to show a government issued ID or drivers license to verify identity.

What is your return policy?

Refunds are subject to a $100 processing fee, which will be subtracted from your refund total. We must receive your written request for a refund by September 4, 2018. Cancellation requests received after September 4, 2018 are non-refundable.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

You may transfer your registration to another person. Please provide written authorization to Confirmed and paid attendees who do not attend or who cancel after the deadline are liable for the entire fee.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions, please call us at 310-855-0033 or email

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Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place

New York, NY 10280

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