2016 Schedule

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

The Network Effect: Transparency in the Music Industry

Wednesday, March 16
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 8C
531 E 4th St

While a streaming future promises the possibility of unprecedented transparency in tracking and reporting revenue and statistics, massive industry-wide data challenges stand in the way. Ironically, the collaborative, interconnected nature of the music business is the both a root cause of these data challenges, as well as the key to their solutions. This panel will examine the progress and contributions companies and individuals are are making in the space, and discuss the challenges in building a networked, more transparent music ecosystem.

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Jesse Feister at SXSW

Jesse Feister


Songspace Inc

Jesse Feister is co-founder of Songspace, a technology platform that powers music business workflows by networking creators and stakeholders via the music they share. Prior to Songspace, he helped ...

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John Rudolph

Music Analytics Inc/Siemer Ventures

Fred Beteille at SXSW

Fred Beteille

Prod Mgr


Fred Beteille is Product Manager at YouTube Music, where he spearheads music & artist products and initiatives. In addition, Fred is Chairman of the Music Business Association, a trade organizatio...

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Robb McDaniels at SXSW

Robb McDaniels

Founder & CEO


Benji Rogers at SXSW

Benji Rogers



Benji Rogers is currently President of PledgeMusic, the global direct-to-fan company he co-founded in 2008 and ran as CEO until 2014. A public speaker, investor, and musician from London and New Yo...

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