Josiah Albertsen (Pandora): Mentor


Josiah Albertsen


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 music tech, startups, and distribution.

Josiah is the Partner Manager, Catalog Specialist for Pandora. Part of an amazing, cross-functional team which ensures the songs people submit to Pandora are curated and licensed correctly. He was previously the cofounder and CEO of Parallel which is a virtual reality company focused on the music world. Josiah also serves on the advisory board for SXSW Music and has organized/moderated many panels there and at other conference over the years.

You can see Josiah’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