2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Catch the Wave: The Industry’s Transition into Tech

Wednesday, March 16
12:45PM - 1:45PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
531 E 4th St

Technology is greatly impacting how we consume music with the advent of streaming services and other emerging music platforms, but that’s only part of the tech-fueled revolution taking place across the industry. Technology is changing the amount of time we spend listening to a song, how we experience concerts in real time and how artists choose to create and collaborate on tracks. In this panel, learn from leaders who are not only pioneering new experiences in music but dealing with the changes that are taking place every day, as they share their perspectives on how it will continue to evolve and why the best is yet to come for the music industry.

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Mike Darlington



Mike Darlington has built Monstercat into one of the most highly regarded independent labels in dance music by way of his ingenuity and passion for the label. Graduating from the University of Wate...

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Philip Kaplan at SXSW

Philip Kaplan



Philip is the founder and CEO of DistroKid. DistroKid is one of the world's largest music distributors and helps 60,000+ musicians get their music into online stores & streaming services including ...

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Steve Martocci

Co Founder


Steve Martocci is the CEO and co-founder of Splice, made to streamline the fragmented online music creation process. Prior to Splice, Steve co-founded the group messaging service GroupMe, which was...

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