SF Music Tech/Mat Kearny, Rhapsody, Mr. C


SF Music Tech rolls into town this Monday, December 6 and what a party it will be as 800 industry luminaries pack the swank Hotel Kabuki to discuss the latest trends.  It almost always kicks off with a lox spread, so don’t be late.  Here’s the guide:

Hotel Kabuki
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Monday, December 6, 2010
9am – 6pm + cocktail party!

9:00 – 9:15a
Sakura Room
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Brian Zisk – Executive Producer, SF MusicTech Summit
Opportunities in Engagement
Gretchen Fox – Live Nation
Sakura Room
Engaging Your Community 

Meredith Chin – Facebook
David Meerman Scott – Author/Marketing Strategist
Chris Danzig – Indaba Music
Mike More – Headliner.fm
Chris Vinson – Bandzoogle
Moderator:Brenden Mulligan – Sonicbids

Spring Room
Cutting Edge Legal Issues in Digital Music
Milt Olin, Esq. – Altschul & Olin, LLP
Mark Lemley, Esq. – Stanford Law / Durie Tangri
Jan D’Allessandro – Topspin Media
Moderator: Cecily Mak – Rhapsody
Attorneys – This panel is approved for 1 Credit of MCLE by the State Bar of California. Sign-in required.
Osaka Room
Music in Film, TV & Commercials
Mat Kearney – Musician
Todd Porter – Goodby Silverstein
Raj Ramayya – Composer / Producer
Moderator: Brooke Wentz – The Rights Workshop


Coffee & Tea Break
Sakura Room
Connected Devices
Lucas Gonze – MOG
Ty Roberts – Gracenote
Thomas Meyer – Sonos
Geno Yoham – Winamp
Moderator: Michael Papish – Rovi Corp
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. 

Osaka Room
Music Education
Mike King – Berklee College of Music
Mimi Fox – The Jazzschool / NYU
Dr. Dee Spencer – San Francisco State Univ
Chris Wiltsee -The Recording Academy, SF Chapter
Moderator:Greg Gordon – Pyramind
11:45–1:00p Lunch Break
Sakura Room
New Product & Technology Demos
Michael Hobson – High Resolution Technologies
Dan Kantor – Extension.fm
Darryl Ballantyne – LyricFind
Michael Merhej – Audiogalaxy Sari Martin – Vocoo
Host: Jolie O’Dell – Mashable
1:00 – 2:00pm
Spring Room
Live and Online
Gabe Benveniste – Sonic Living
Tamara Mendelsohn – Eventbrite
Jason Ross – Bowery Presents
Rick Farman – Superfly Presents
Sean Porter – Ticketfly
Moderator: Jon Luini – Chime Interactive
1:00 – 2:00pm
Osaka Room
Live Electronic Musicianship
John Brian Kirby – Producer / Performer
Carson Day – Anon Day
Brian Trifon – Trifonic
Alice Stands – Electronic Musician
Moderator:Rich DDT Trapani – LoveTechSF
Moderator: Moldover – Controllerist
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Sakura Room
New Product & Technology Demos
Evan Lowenstein – StageIt
Michael Breidenbruecker – RJDJ
Jonathan Baudanza – BeatLab
Max Ciociola – MusiXmatch
Ronald Mannak – Yobble
Host: Jolie O’Dell – Mashable
2:00 – 3:00pm
Spring Room
Handheld & Wireless Strategy
Chris Phenner – Thumbplay
Adam Mirabella – Nokia
Daren Tsui -mSpot
Aric Kurzman – Mobile Roadie
Moderator:Ted Cohen – TAG Strategic
Osaka Room
The Startup Cycle
J Sider – RootMusic
Michael Merhej – AudioGalaxy
Dan Kantor – ExtensionFM
Moderator: Jeff Yasuda – Blip.fm
3:00 – 3:30 PM Afternoon Snack Break
3:30 – 4:30pm
Sakura Room

What Works
Jeff Price – TuneCore
Larry Marcus – Walden Venture Capital
Gabe Adiv – TuneUp Media
Emily White – Whitesmith Entertainment
Jeff Beaver – Zazzle
Moderator: Bryan Calhoun – SoundExchange

3:30 – 4:30pm
Spring Room
Tour Secrets from the Pros:
How to Sound BIG Even if You’re Not

Greg Looper – Tom Petty Monitor Engineer
John Meyer – Meyer Sound
Deanne Franklin – Audio Engineer
David Gibbons – Avid
Moderator: Heather Rafter – RafterMarsh US
3:30 – 4:30pm
Osaka Room

Developer Platforms
Christian Taylor – Payvment
Lee Martin – SoundCloud
Darryl Ballantyne – LyricFind
Ryan Merket – Appbistro
Moderator: Ashwin Navin – i/o Ventures

4:30 – 4:45pm  

Schmooze Break

4:45 – 5:45 PM
Osaka Room

iPad / iPod Instruments
Jim Yonac – Yonac Software
Rana Sobhany – iPad DJ
Aaron Higgins – Sound Trends
Jordan Rudess – Dream Theater / MorphWiz
Ge Wang – Smule
Moderator: Prerna Gupta – Khush

4:45 –5:45 PM
Sakura Room

The Artist Panel
Del The Funky Homosapien – Hip Hop Artist
Evan Lowenstein – Evan and Jaron / StageIt
Raul Malo – Recording Artist
Dan Lebowitz – Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO)
Moderator: Tamara Conniff – The Comet

4:45 – 5:45pm
Spring Room

What Music Companies Need From Startups
Ethan Kaplan – Warner Music Group
Ian Hogarth – Songkick
Rachel Masters – Red Magnet Media
Aaron Foreman – Universal Music Group
Moderator: Ian Rogers – Topspin Media

5:45 –8:00 PM
Imperial Ballroom

Cocktail Party!
Food & Bev Sponsored by:
High Resolution Technology
LyricFindWinamp for AndroidSonos
Special Live Performance by legendary London DJ …
Mr. C

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