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Tuesday, May 15 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Clearing Rights and Properly Monetizing UGC

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As user generated content grows to unprecedented numbers in terms of the amount of content being created there are still very few systems that allow artists to control and properly monetize their content when it is used (often without permission). We will examine what systems exist, how they work, the realities of safe harbor, and discuss what fair compensation for artists could look like in the future.

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Stephen White

Chief Executive & Chairman of the Board, Dubset Media Holdings
Stephen White is the Chief Executive & Chairman of the Board for Dubset Media Holdings, where he leads the company’s strategy, execution and delivery. Prior to joining Dubset, he worked at Gracenote for 14 years, most recently serving as Chief Executive & President, overseeing all... Read More →

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Jeff Price

Founder/CEO, Audiam
Jeff Price is the CEO & Founder of Audiam, a digital Reproduction Rights collection agency for publishers and songwriters for all interactive streaming entities, including YouTube, Apple Music, Spotify, Rhapsody, Amazon, Slacker, Tidal, Google Play, and numerous others.  Price is... Read More →
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John Raso

SVP, Client Services, HFA
John Raso is the SVP of Client Services for HFA and Rumblefish, where he oversees the teams who provide support to thousands of publishers and Rumblefish clients. Raso oversees the identification and distribution of music publishing royalties generated by Rumblefish administration... Read More →
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Michael Weissman

COO, SoundCloud
Michael Weissman is the COO at SoundCloud, the world's largest music and audio platform. Responsible for the growth and strategy of the SoundCloud business, he oversees the company's subscriptions and advertising revenue, as well as its content partnerships. In addition, Weissman... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
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