Dae Bogan is a music rights executive, serial entrepreneur and music business educator with over 10 years of experience in music marketing, copyright administration and music publishing. He is the founder of TuneRegistry, a music rights management software that helps DIY musicians and independent rights-holders simplify music publishing.
Previously, Dae owned and operated an independent record label (Loft24 Records), a music publishing company (Loft24 Publishing), and an artist management firm (Renaissance Artist Management) until 2012 when he founded an in-store independent music video network (Maven Promo), which was later acquired by EMPIRE Distribution in 2017. Dae also founded RoyaltyClaim, the world's first search engine for unclaimed music royalties and licenses in the so-called "black box."
Additionally, Dae is an upbeat educator who develops and teaches practical music business curriculum for on campus and off campus programs primarily in the Greater Los Angeles area. Recently recognized in Billboard's "The 15 Best Music Business Schools In 2017," Dae teaches the Music Industry Entrepreneurship course at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and is as an Innovation Fellow at the UCLA Center for Music Innovation.
Dae holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and an M.A. in Music Industry Administration from California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
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