Eric de Fontenay

Founder & Pres
Music Dish

After several years working as an economic consultant in the telecommunications industry, Eric de Fontenay founded digital media firm MusicDish, subsequently launching the largest music newswire Mi2N. In 2010, he launched MusicDish*China to bridge Greater China's music sector with the world. He has coordinated Taiwan cultural missions in France, Canada and the United States, serving as an international consultant for Taiwan's Government Information Office. He is the international manager for several mainland Chinese rock acts such as Second Hand Rose, Iron Kite and Namo. MusicDish has released over 100 artist recordings in the Greater China market and Eric has been managing and touring a roster of overseas music acts in mainland China. He has organized talks and exhibition for NYCxDesign, China Institute and upcoming SXSW 2018, been featured in a variety of media such as China Daily, CCTV America and China Today, and was selected for Mandarin Leader's 2016 Honoree List. He is a regularly speaker at music conferences worldwide, most recently Sound of the Xity, Msic Biz 2017, What's Next in Music? and APaMM.

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