Dan Mackta, Managing Director at Qobuz USA, and Hannah Johnson, Product Manager, and Producer at Neil Young Archives, will share with us their experiences and top recommendations about building streaming products in their corporate careers and startup ventures.
Managing Director @ Qobuz USA
Dan Mackta joined Qobuz in 2018 after decades spent on the label and artist side of the music business. In February 2019, he launched the US version of this French Hi-Res music service. As VP of Marketing at Jive Records and RCA Records, he oversaw all projects for artists as diverse as Cage the Elephant, "Weird Al” Yankovic, TOOL, and Buddy Guy. He also served as head of marketing for independent powerhouse labels Eleven Seven Music and Razor and Tie Records.
Product Manager & Producer @ Neil Young Archives
Hannah has 12+ years of experience working on multimedia projects within the music industry. She was previously co-owner and operator of Upstream Multimedia and Touring, a company that provided end-to-end video services and support for live concert tours. Clients included Drake, Ice Cube, Eminem, Lil' Wayne, and Neil Young.
CEO & Founding Partner @ Hello Iconic
Digital Product Strategist & Startup Advisor. Alejandro has 20+ years of experience creating Digital Products and leading projects with Disney, ABC, FX, Nat Geo, Chrysler, and The New York Knicks. He has a Vanderbilt MBA and a Fulbright Fellow. He won 1st Place on Thunderbird Global Innovation Challenge.
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