Jim Leavitt (The Orchard): Mentor


Jim Leavitt


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 synch, licensing, and contracts & agreements.

Jim Leavitt has a diverse background in music marketing and sync licensing and offers experienced perspective from every angle of the music licensing business. He has worked at Island Records, Ze Records Arista, Imago, 2/13/61, and VP Records. He also worked in music publishing at ARC Music Group Greensleeves Music, and as an indie music supervisor. In a culmination of these experiences in the music industry, Jim now directs the sync and licensing team at The Orchard.

You can see Jim’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