DIY Musician Conference Speakers We spend months hand-picking innovative speakers who will do three things: This year we're lucky to host these music industry experts:
Shane Adams Grammy Nominated artist, founding instructor at Berklee Online
Asif Ahmed Owner, Shmanagement
Charles Alexander Co-Founder/Director of Strategy, Streaming Promotions / Outside The Box Music
Marshall Altman Record Producer, Songwriter, Record Executive, Galt Line Music, Inc.
Erin Anderson Artist Manager, Founder, CEO, Olivia Management
Jonathan Bahr VP of Music Publishing and Rights Management, CD Baby
Rick Barker President and CEO, Social Media For Music
Nicolas Beaudoing Esq. Attorney
Bram Bessoff Founder & President, Indiehitmaker
Ariel Bloomer CEO/Musician, Icon For Hire
Bob Boilen Radio Personality, National Public Radio
Kevin Breuner VP of Marketing, CD Baby
Beth Brinker Creative Manager, ASCAP
Anastasia Brown Music Supervisor/Producer
Bryan Calhoun Creator, Music Business Toolbox
Cheryl Carr Associate Dean & Associate Professor of Music Business, Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, Belmont University
Ryan Carter Founder & CEO, Parachute Media
Chris Cobb Co-owner / Co-founder, JR Facility Management LLC
Karen Corzine Co-owner, Gas Money Merch
Jay Coyle Founder, Music Geek Services
Lauren Danzy Marketing Manager, SoundExchange
Austin Ellis Singer from The Voice Season 6
Cheryl Engelhardt Composer/Songwriter, CBE Music LLC
Katie Fagan Head, Prescription Songs Nashville
Vanessa Ferrer Founder / CEO, Merch Cat
Mike Fiebach Founder, Fame House
Mary Gauthier Songwriter Troubadour, not organized
Griffin Digital Promotions & Label Relations, CD Baby
Craig Grossman Founder/Booking Agent, Green Room Music Source LLC
Trent Harmon Artist Manager, Founder, CEO, Season 15 of American Idol
Dr. E. Michael Harrington Composer, Musician, Consultant, Professor, Berklee, SAE Institute
Anna Held Director of Customer Service, CD Baby
Ari Herstand Founder, Ari's Take
Eric Holt Assistant Professor of Music Business/Partner, Belmont University/The Lovenoise Group
Bruce Houghton President, Skyline Artists Agency & Editor, Hypebot and MusicThinkTank
Ben Hubbird Digital Promotions & Label Relations, CD Baby
Tom Jackson Live Music Producer, Tom Jackson Productions, LLC
Pokey LaFarge Songwriter/Musician, Pokey LaFarge
Chad Lawson Composer/Pianist, Chad Lawson
Tracy Maddux CEO, CD Baby
Dina Marto Owner, Twelve Music & Studios
Jon Nite CMA & ACM award winning singer/songwriter
Suzanne Paulinski CEO, The Rock/Star Advocate
Whitney Pilzer Music Coordinator, Full Pursuit Media
Greg "Illmac" Poe Musician, illmaculate
Katharine Richardson Partner, Richlyn Marketing
Chris Robley DIY Blogger & Editor, CD Baby
Shannon Sanders Songwriter/Producer, undefined
J Scavo Founder, Daemon
Craig Shelburne VP, Richlyn Marketing
Marcus Speller President/CEO, Iconic Group
Elise Stawarz VP of Marketing, Crowd Surf
Mark Steiner Co-Founder/CEO, GigSalad
Tyrone "Tyke T" Stroble President of DrivenByMusic, ENT , Artist, & Songwriter, DrivenByMusic,ENT
Tony van Veen CEO, AVL Digital (Disc Makers/CD Baby)
Dmitri Vietze CEO and Founder, rock paper scissors, inc.
Mike Walbert Director, A3C
Alex Winston Singer/Songwriter, Alex Winston
Becky Yee Photographer - Studio Owner, Becky Yee Photography and Around Digital Media