Internet Radio is on Top Again. Why?
From internet radio, to streaming on demand, back to internet radio; the cycle has shifted again. Why is this happening now? Explore this curious phenomena. How sustainable will it be? Can we expect a new wave of targeted Internet advertising? Take a look at new services becoming available; where things stand with existing services; and where the music will be a year from now.
Sr Branding Correspondent
Andrew Hampp is Billboard’s senior branding correspondent. Previously, he was a media reporter and L.A. Bureau chief at Advertising Age and has also contributed to Crain’s New York Business, The Columbus Dispatch and The Hollywood Reporter.
VP, Content & Svcs
Daren Tsui is VP of Music, Media Solutions Center America, Samsung Electronics. Previously, he was the CEO and co-founder of mSpot, Inc., which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., in May 2012. Tsui is one of the early pioneers in the cloud-based entertainment field; he led mSpot's charge to be the first mobile music service in North America to stream a "full format" radio service that includes news, sports, finance, talk and music channels. mSpot continued this forward-thinking philosophy by becoming the first service to stream full-length feature films to mobile phones. Tsui continued to break new ground with the launch of mSpot Music, a first of a kind, music-in-the-cloud service. A veteran of four start-ups, Tsui was previously president and co-founder of SkyGo, a global mobile marketing technology company that provided integrated brand and direct marketing services, which sold to Enpocket in 2003.
VP of Special Programming Projects, Clear Channel Media & Ent
Clear Channel Radio Digital
Tim Herbster has had a long radio career that began when he was just 15 years old in small town, PA and led me to Nashville, Salt Lake City, Detroit, New York, Paris, and Philadelphia before landing back in New York City.
When Tim is not playing radio coast to coast on his two nationally syndicated shows, he is busy as Vice President of Special Programming Projects for Clear Channel Media + Entertainment.
Head of Music Partnerships
Tommy Page joined Pandora as Head of Music Partnerships in April 2013 from Billboard magazine where he was Publisher. Tommy is charged with expanding artist development programming through branded content and live music experiences and building on Pandora’s already strong relationships with bands, brands and fans. His two decades at Warner Bros. Records in the A&R and Radio Promotion department gave him the grounding and experience to achieve Pandora’s goals in branded content and the offline experiential marketing space.
A songwriter and artist in his own right, Tommy started his career recording for Sire Records in 1987. His single, “I’ll Be Your Everything” reached the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 in June 1990. He holds a B.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. In Tommy’s own words, “Pandora has been the platform that I have primarily used for years to connect to the music I love. I am proud to be a part of a company that has so much to offer to recording artists, brands and music lovers”.