Digital music biz superstar Ian Rogers recently announced his move to become the CEO of “Daisy” — a new project that’s being built out of streaming subscription service MOG, which was acquired by Beats Electronics in 2012. Beats, is of course, known for its headphones and for being the brainchild of hip-hop legend Dr. Dre and music executive Jimmy Iovine. read more
Ticketmaster (now part of Live Nation Entertainment) popped up in the news over the weekend for comments made by the CEONathan Hubbard on the inaugural “This Week in Music” podcast. The new series, hosted by FMC Advisory Board member and TopspinCEOIan Rogers, offers in-depth coverage of developments in the music industry alongside album reviews and related industry news. The Hubbard interview is notable for the frankness exhibited by the CEO, something that often seems lacking in discussions about ticketing and the fan experience.
With FMC's 2009 Policy Summit just around the corner (Georgetown University in DC, Oct. 4-6), we figured it's a great time to get you better acquainted with some of the awesome speakers we have lined up for this year's event.
First up is Ian Rogers ofTopspin Media -- a digital visionary who's helping to shape the future of music. read more