San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2009
The Bandwidth Music | Technology Conference, an annual gathering of music/media executives and digital music professionals, takes place on August 27 and 28, 2009 in San Francisco. Featured at this year's conference will be the "Hindsight is 20/20" panel, a gathering of the leaders of the early digital music companies. The panel will examine the early possibilities they saw and challenges they encountered as well as their thoughts on the present state of the industry.
The panel, moderated by Ted Cohen of TAG Strategic, will feature Hank Barry who was the CEO of Napster; Gene Hoffman, Jr., the co-founder of eMusic; Gerry Kearby, the co-founder of Liquid Audio; and Ken Wirt, whose background includes being the Founder and CEO of Riffage.com.
Bandwidth Conference 2009 also will feature prominent trailblazers from various segments of the music industry in keynote converstations. Each speaker will provide a unique perspective on the current state of the industry and identify the key opportunities and challenges for today's music, media, and tech professionals. Announced featured speakers include Cory Ondrejka, Executive Vice President, Digital Marketing for EMI; Livia Tortella, General Manager/Executive Vice President of Marketing & Creative Media of Atlantic Records; Ian Rogers, CEO, Topspin; and Jeff Price, Founder and CEO of TuneCore.
Bandwidth explores the evolving musical experience -- how people discover, purchase, interact with, and are exposed to new music -- with a focus on marketing, fan behavior, current trends, and future forecasts. More speakers will be announced shortly. Visit the Bandwidth Conference website for registration and further details at http://www.bandwidthconference.com.