#SFMT Tim Westergren, Michael Tilson Thomas, Pomplamoose!


Hotel Kabuki (1625 Post) rocks out this Monday, May 17 as SanFranMusicTech rolls back into town.  Always fresh faces, cool content.  Don’t miss the fun. Details here.

M 5/17

8:30 – 9:00am

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15am
Sakura Room

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Brian Zisk – Executive Producer, SF MusicTech Summit

9:20 – 10:20am
Sakura Room

State of Webcasting
Introduction: Kurt Hanson – AccuRadio.com/RAIN

Tim Westergren – Pandora
Bryan Calhoun – SoundExchange
Chris Smith – Om Records
Moderator: Kurt Hanson – AccuRadio.com/RAIN

9:20 – 10:20am
Spring Room

How to Sell Your Business
Heather Rafter – RafterMarsh US
Larry Marcus – Walden VC
Peter Gotcher – Topspin Media / Dolby
Alka Gupta – The Ojas Group
Moderator: Ethan Jacks – Investment Banker

9:20 –10:20am
Osaka Room

Michael Papish – Rovi Corp
Shannon Schlappi – Locker Partner / RockDex
Alex White – Next Big Sound
Darryl Ballantyne – LyricFind
Moderator: Brenden Mulligan – ArtistData

Coffee & Tea Break
Sakura Room

The Rebirth of Video
Glenn Otis Brown – YouTube/Creative Commons
Jack Conte – Pomplamoose
Michael Tilson Thomas – SF Symphony/New World Symphony
Ben Folds – Musician, Composer, Arranger
Moderator: Celia Hirschman – KCRW / One Little Indian

Osaka Room

John Adams – Twitter
Tom Conrad – Pandora
Seth Blank – Blank Slate
Eric Wahlforss – SoundCloud
Roberto Fisher – MySpace Music
Moderator: Jack Moffitt – Collecta

Osaka Room

Making Music on an iPad
Rana Sobhany – Destroy the Silence
Dan Walton – Retronyms

Sakura Room

Website & Rockstars
Gary Chou – Cisco Media Solutions Group
Ryan Garner – Warner Music Group

11:45 – 1:00pm
Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Sakura Room

New Product & Technology Demos
Benji Rogers – Pledge Music
Joanne Zola – Creative Allies
Dan Kantor – Extension.fm
Paul Lamere – The Echo Nest
Music Hack Day Winners – TBA
Redg Snodgrass – Alcatel-Lucent
Host: Jolie O’Dell – Mashable

1:00 – 2:00pm
Spring Room

Mobile and Music
Reno Marioni – Nokia
Shane Tobin – MobiTV
Arvind Venkateswaran – Geodesic
Warren Wan – Dada Entertainment
Kathleen McMahon – SoundHound
Moderator: Rob Pegoraro – Washington Post

1:00 – 2:00pm
Osaka Room

Resurgance of Analog Synthesizers
Tom Oberheim – Oberheim & Marion synthesizers
Dave Smith – Dave Smith Instruments
Moderator: Roger Linn – Roger Linn Designs

2:00 – 3:00 PM
Sakura Room

Case Studies & Performances
Alex White – Next Big Sound
Mike More – Headliner.fm
Moldover – Controllerist

2:00 – 3:00pm
Spring Room

Fredric Lieberman – University of Santa Cruz
Brewster Kahle – The Internet Archive
John Spencer – BMS/ Chace LLC
Mike Wells – Mike Wells Mastering
Elizabeth Cohen – Cohen Acoustical
Moderator: Stephen Hart – mixroom / NARAS

Osaka Room

Threats to San Francisco Nightlife
Jocelyn Kane – SF Entertainment Commission
Mark Rennie – Attorney at Law
Deborah Jackman – Mezzanine
Moderator: Chris Wiltsee – The Recording Academy

3:00 – 3:30 PM
Afternoon Snack Break
3:30 – 4:30pm
Sakura Room

The Future of Musical Instruments
John Chowning – Stanford, CCRMA
Max Mathews – Professor of Music, Emeritus, Stanford
Dave Wessel – UC Berkeley, CNMAT
Dr. Ge Wang – Stanford, CCRMA / Smule
Moderator: Roger Linn – Roger Linn Design

3:30 – 4:30pm
Spring Room

Elevator Pitches
Starring YOU!
All are welcome to stand up and present an up to 1-minute pitch about their company or idea, to connect with others who may want to work with you.

3:30 – 4:30pm
Osaka Room

Live and Online
Pete Smith – Songkick
Noah Maffitt – LiveNation.com
Andrew Dreskin – TicketFly
Moderator: Alexis Rodich – Bandsintown

4:30 – 4:45om
Schmooze Break
4:45 – 5:45pm
Sakura Room

Music and Money
Daniel Scheinman – Cisco Media Solutions Group
Tim Quirk – Rhapsody / Real
Michael Robertson – MP3tunes
Moderator: Eric Garland – Big Champagne

4:45 –5:45 PM
Spring Room

Music Marketing
Brad Gelfond – Strike Up the Brand
Corey Denis – Not Shocking
Anton Patzner – Judgment Day
Liz Angelucci – INgrooves
Moderator: Dana Oshiro – NetShelter

4:45 – 5:45pm
Osaka Room

Machine Listening
Oscar Celma – BMAT
Paul Lamere – The Echo Nest
Ty Roberts – Gracenote
Moderator:Parag Chordia – GeorgiaTech Music Intelligence Lab

5:45 –8:00 PM
Sakura Room

Cocktail Party!
Sponsored by: LimeWire / LyricFind / Future Content LLC
Music curated by: Layne Fox (40 Thieves)


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