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Navigating the Waters of Radio to Your Benefit

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In a digital world of instant access, self-curated content and customizable everything, how can radio survive? Learn about the social relevance of radio, its importance to music discovery and how this original social media platform is far from becoming extinct.


MODERATOR Tom Poleman Pres Natl Programming Platforms Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

Tom is the President of National Programming Platforms for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment and oversees national on-air, digital, and live-event content. His responsibilities include on-air talent development, digital programming, national contesting, artist relations, along with music and live event marketing – including the iHeartRadio Music Festival. His team includes a network of format brand managers, imaging directors, personalities and content specialists who leverage Clear Channel's programming expertise, talent and brands on a national scale.

Peter Gray SVP Prom Warner Bros Studios

David Field Presi & CEO Entercom Communications

David is President and Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia-based Entercom Communications Corp., one of the country’s largest radio broadcasting companies and a member of the New York Stock Exchange.

Prior to becoming Entercom’s President in 1998, David served in a number of positions with the company, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Entercom, David was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York. David holds a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

David serves on the Boards of Entercom, The National Association of Broadcasters, The Radio Advertising Bureau, and The Wilderness Society. He served as Chairman of the Radio Board of the National Association of Broadcasters from 2005-2007.

David was named 2006 Radio Executive of the Year by Radio Ink Magazine and was also named one of the Best CEO’s in America by Institutional Investor Magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008.


Multi Grammy-winning music producer, RedOne, is one of the most successful and sought-after record producers and songwriters in popular music today. He has created more than 55 international hit singles in the past 4 years, including 28 #1's, sold over 100 million downloads and more than 4 Billion video views, and counting!

RedOne has won many awards including multiple Grammy's, was named "Producer Of The Year" and "#1 Songwriter" by Billboard Magazine and was awarded Songwriter Of The Year by BMI.

RedOne has been credited as the architect of Lady Gaga's sound and with moving the dial on radio in America and globally. RedOne produced the contemporary philanthropic anthems “We Are The World 25 for Haiti” and "Bokra", wth his friends Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie. He continues to solidify and diversify his music career by working in many different genres of music, including Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, One Direction, plus U2, Akon, Usher, Enrique Iglesias, Mark Anthony, Nicole Scherzinger and multiple new artists signed to RedOne's own 2101 Records label including DJ Havana Brown, Priyanka Chopra, 7Lions, Porcelain Black and Mohombi.

RedOne also has a passion for helping others achieve their dreams. He uses his 2101 Foundation to support and motivate young people to pursue their career and life passions through sports, music, art and philanthropy.

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Daniel Glass Pres/CEO Glassnote Entertainment Group

Daniel Glass is Founder/President of Glassnote Entertainment Group, a full service independent music company which began in 2007. Glassnote is the proud home to Grammy Award winning Phoenix, Grammy nominated and double platinum selling Mumford & Sons, The Temper Trap, Two Door Cinema Club, GIVERS, Childish Gambino, Oberhofer, Daughter, Little Green Cars, Robert DeLong, Half Moon Run, CHVRCHES and Foy Vance. In 2011, Rolling Stone Magazine named Glassnote “Best Indie Label”.

Daniel began his musical career as a DJ at the famed Regine's Discotheque in New York City. He went on to SAM Records and continued at Chrysalis, then SBK Records. Daniel’s path in music lead him to become President/CEO of EMI Records Group N.A., a founding President of Universal and President of Artemis Records before eventually starting Glassnote. Daniel Glass's career in the music industry has been marked by such success stories as artists Billy Idol, Wilson Phillips, Sinead O'Connor, Blur, Jesus Jones, Erykah Badu, The Pretenders, Pat Benatar — just to name a few!