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Michael Simon

HFA and Rumblefish
President & CEO
Michael Simon is President of Rumblefish and CEO of the Harry Fox Agency LLC, which are music rights management organizations and subsidiaries of SESAC Holdings, Inc. Since joining HFA in 2001, Simon has directed and expanded the company’s traditional mechanical licensing business by creating its Rumblefish rights management service, (formerly Slingshot) which provides customized, outsourced solutions for music distributors and rights holders.  His team has developed licensing arrangements for online music and music video services, ringtones, lyrics, guitar tablature, background music, digital jukeboxes and other new media opportunities. Previously, Simon was HFA’s SVP of Business Affairs, General Counsel & Chief Strategic Officer, President of Razorfish, Inc., and the founder of Simon Ventures, a recording artist management and consulting company. Before that, Simon was Sr. Director of Legal Affairs at PolyGram Records. Simon received his Juris Doctor from the Columbia University School of Law and his Bachelor of the Arts, magna cum laude, from Amherst College.