Scott Pappas (Hollywood/Walt Disney Records): Mentor


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in streaming & programming, management, marketing/PR, sales & sponsorships, and distribution.

Scott is an accomplished music industry executive with over 25 years’ experience including pioneering work in digital sales & marketing. He currently works at Disney Music Group (Hollywood/Walt Disney Records) handling their relationships with Amazon and Pandora. Prior to Disney, he spent 12 years in sales/marketing at Sony BMG before being asked to join UMG’s UMe label. While at UMe, he guided the label’s digital catalog sales & marketing efforts for seven years.

You can see Scott’s full bio on his speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced