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Charles Caldas

Merlin
CEO
Charles Caldas is the CEO of Merlin, a global digital rights agency for the world’s independent label sector. Since Caldas became CEO, Merlin has secured deals with Spotify, YouTube, Pandora, Soundcloud, and Vevo. Merlin has also reached a number of copyright infringement settlements on behalf of its members against Limewire and XM Satellite Radio. Prior to Merlin, he was the the CEO of the Australian-based independent music label, Shock Entertainment.  Caldas was recently named one of Billboard's 2018 100 most influential people in the music business, has previously been a Billboard International Power Player in 2014 and 2017, and received IMPALA's Outstanding Contribution Award in 2013.