Project Leader of the Pop Music Project Office of Bamid, MOC
Mr. Yen is a renowned songwriter, producer, mastering engineer, advanced audio-visual technician, performing artist, and innovative businessman. Working as a concert and broadcasting planner during the Asian Games in 1990, he was the first one to initiate cross-strait business cooperation of broadcasting large-scale performances and television. His work of The metadata system for the management of music copyright made the way to WIPO twice. The technology of editing videos and audios received patents in Taiwan, China and the U.S. Mr. Yen was invited to give speech at WIPO roundtable meeting. He is now the convener of the Pop Music Project Office with his team and more than 30 advisors, dedicating to providing new businesses models with an international viewpoint, talent training program, and consultancy for crossed-industry projects.
Consultant of Music Copyright Society of Chinese Taipei (MUST)
One of the most respected music executive and A&R in working with Chinese and Western artists. He has brought the Chinese music album "Sister Drum" into the 1995 MIDEM, which made the first Chinese music album sales of over millions copies globally. Now Chang is the consultant of Music Copyright Society of Chinese Taipei (MUST), the Director of International Affairs of Taipei Artist Agency Association, and the overall plan co-host of the Taipei Pop Music Center.
Chairman of the Board of Extend Entertainment Marketing Ltd.
Founder of DJ records, Kuei is the most regarded and senior artist management executive in China music market. Her creative marketing method of professional commercial advertisement and information management which emphasize on the market reaction of consumer sales, she has made an unbreakable highest sales record in Mainland China. At the same time she has cultivated many talents who are still active in the Greater China Region and music-associated companies around the world now.
Chairman of the board of Global Connection Partners Limited
Mr. Chow is the founder and managing director of Global Connection Partners Ltd. Prior to that, he was a managing director of Standard Chartered Bank in charge of corporate and investment banking business in Taiwan, managing director of HSBC Global Investment Bank in Greater China, director of Great Dragon China Fund, vice president of Chase Manhattan Asia Ltd., and associate of Morgan Stanley Investment Banking in New York.
Mr. Chow holds an MBA degree from Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and an MA degree also from University of Pennsylvania. He has thirty years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. He has played a leading role in many companies and situations to achieve higher level of success by setting effective strategies and picking high value markets.
Vice President of Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertainment Group
Mr. Zang, former GM of Rock Records in China, is a highly respected professional in China music industries. He now still hold the highest sales of records in Mainland China, media called him Mr. Two Hundred Million, and is also the connection between the government and the music industries., called. Mr. Zang is Vice President of Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertaining Group, the vice Chairman of CAVA, the chairman of the China Music Industry Committee and the president of the China Music Copyrights Management Association.
Executive Vice President and Secretary-General of CAVA
As a senior researcher & expert on the development of music industries in China, Mr. Wang has been the vice president of China Broadcast Audio Visual Company, and the Distribution manager and Chief editor of China Record Corp. CAVA is under GAPP, and it is the only authorized national audio-visual association which periodically provides the latest industrial policies and market information. Its tasks include copyright authentication, management, promotion and exchange.
GM of Beijing Modern Sky Culture Development Co., Ltd
A famous artist, the vocal of Sober and the judge of Super Girl 2009. In 1997, he founded Modern Sky Records, released Sober, New Pants, Super Market, Quang Chan, and Yi Jiang, and published music magazines like Modern Sky,and Listen. In addition, he imported the record《KidA》 of Radiohead and held the Chinese concert of Suede. The Modern Sky is now one of the biggest and newest music labels in Mainland China.
Commercial Representative of Yahara Software, and the Founder and CEO of a-Peer Holding Group
Dr. Olscheske is a senior professional in business development, product innovation and information technology. His doctoral research in knowledge management and product innovation has received support from numerous international industry and government organizations. He has traveled frequently between Taiwan, China and the U.S. since 1971, making important contributions in communication technology, business intelligence and industry analysis in the US and China. He has also worked with the Dutch and Chinese governments to develop international e-learning applications to support sustainable economic development in China.
Dr. Olscheske represents Yahara Software, a leading international software technology development firm crates solutions serving the financial, medical, and creative media industries. Yahara Software is a technology partner with Microsoft. Yahara’s clients include Sony, Epic Medical Systems, TDS Telecom, and numerous business and media clients in Europe and the Middle East.
Vice President of International Affairs and Licensing of Entertainment One
Mr. Book, the founder of Hard Boiled Records, which has been nominated for a Grammy, and the head of sales of Rawkus Records, the Hip-hop music company created most records. Since the 1990s, Book has not only earned a reputation as a DJ, a musician, etc. in cities such as New York or San Francisco around the U.S., but also released lot of best-sellers singles. Book is the VP of International Sales & Licensing of Entertainment One, one of the best independent music labels and partnered with hundreds of record companies. Entertainment One has continuously won the Best Independent Music Label Award of Billboard for 4 years.
Founder and Publisher of the Professional Music Site "MusicDish"
Eric de Fontenay founded digital media firm MusicDish, subsequently launching the largest music news portal Mi2N. In 2001, Eric began focusing on artist marketing, combining branding, social media, viral distribution and online street teaming, and has since worked with hundreds of artists and labels. In 2009, he turned his focus on Asia's music industry, working with emerging Chinese and Taiwan acys, major events such as Midi Festival as well as developing Western acts in the region. He will introduce several famous US music education organizations, including Berklee College of Music, University of Miami Frost School of Music and Columbia College in Chicago, providing the latest and the most pragmatic point of view on the talent education.
Grasping and integrating the resources of global artist management, being President Emeritus, IMMF, Jenner is one of the most reputable senior music industry managers. Since he scouted the legend band Pink Floyd in 1966 and made the band world-wide success, he worked as the manager of famous bands like The Clash and T. Rex and currently he manages well-known artist, Billy Bragg. At the same time he is the principle consultant on music policy to many countries, including WIPO and his view and statements of music industry have a significant influence among international music community.
Founder and Honorary Chairman of IMMF
Principal of HanSheng Mandarin Språkcenter and the Representative of Musikmakarna
Wernheim worked as International Director of MNW Records, the largest indie records group in Sweden. With her unique cultural and experienced international marketing backgrounds, she is considered as the best bridge of East and West music industries. In this forum she represents Musikmakarna, the most featured music songwriter educational academy in Sweden. Musikmakarna is not only committed to cultivating the non-music-majored students to become the professionals, but also establishes university-industry relations to help the graduates to obtain employment, create the tremendous values for Sweden’s pop music.
As the Co-Founder of The Kennel in Sweden, he is also one of the best international songwriters and music producers. He has cooperated with over a hundred of known musicians and artists in Europe and America such as Stefanie Scott, Charlize Berg, Andreas Wistrand. In Asia, he also worked with Jolin Tsai, Elva Hsiao, Namie Amuro, Super Junior, BoA, Ru-Han Jia, and Ken Hung.
Co-Founder of The Kennel
Co-founder of The Kennel
As the Co-Founder of The Kennel and the Co-Founder / Creative Director of the Australian music company BHMG, and at the same time the best music producer and songwriter, Bell has discovered, produced and cooperated with countless artist groups, including the Savage Garden which won 13 ARIA Music Awards and genius pop rock band The Veronicas. He also cooperates with Asian stars like BoA in recent years.
Founder of Attack Media Group (AMG)
A famous music producer, audio mixer, and recording engineer. Learning from the golden producer of The Beatles, George Martin, Berry earned a reputation quickly after that. The artists, producers, or works he has cooperated with including No Secret of Carly Simon, Tony Visconti the producer of David Bowie. Recently he has spanned his business to films and television with his music professions, and has cooperated with many well-known enterprises like ESPN, Warner Brothers, Disney, FOX, etc. Flying around Europe, Americas and Asia, he gave speeches on tens of music forums providing the latest point of view for music industries. The AMG, which was founded by him, owns the copyrights of many music and videos on the earth, and provides the most and splendid audio-visual entertainment.
CEO of WebThink Corporation and the founder of MatchCal.
MR Lee, the CEO of WebThink Corporation and the founder of MatchCal. Lee was the Chief of Sales of Yantouch Electronic Co., Ltd. CEO of WebThink International Sales Consulting Co., Ltd. His expertise is bringing together the senior managers & executives in international sales, integrated resources, cross-regions and industries cooperation areas. The Creator of YouTube, Steve Chen, recognized his professionalism and expertise and invited him to co-manage the innovative high tech firm: AVOS System. Besides this, Mr. Lee is working together with several US high tech firms, including streaming, digital music, personal cloud technology, such as Polkast.com.
Director of Instructional Technology, Institute of Audio Research
Mr. Neuner is a songwriter, arranger, theatrical producer as well as music business teacher.
Not only did he produce lots of music genres, but also his musical “Infertility the Musical That’s Hard to Conceive” was one of the first commercial Off-Broadway productions to be funded through corporate sponsorship. Besides, he teaches music business at Institute of Audio Research in New York, USA, and developed associate degree programs in multimedia, radio broadcasting and music recording technology for the Madison Media Institute in Wisconsin.
CEO of Sony Music Entertainment Greater China
Chinese music industry expert, has experiences in Western music, lyric & melody copyright, A&R, concert and international record label. Was the first general manager of EMI Music China, and has been the concert producer for numerous top Chinese pop stars and international music icons. Timothy Xu is the current CEO of Sony Music Entertainment Greater China, the first CEO of an international record label from China.
Tokyo Bureau Chief of Billboard Magazine
Rob Schwartz is a long-term entertainment journalist and music and film producer who has been active in the entertainment scenes in Tokyo and the US for more than 15 years.
As a producer Mr. Schwartz has worked in music and film. In 2002 he was appointed Executive Director of Play Label. In 2005 he founded Dynastic Records. In 2010-2011 Mr. Schwartz Executive Produced the US indie film Putty Hill which the New Yorker magazine choose one of its Top Ten for 2011. He is currently producing a multi-million dollar budget thriller set in Tokyo.
As a journalist his work has appeared in Time magazine, Newsweek magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter NME, Melody Maker and many other publications.
Journalist of Radio France Internationale
Journalist and presenter of Radio France Internationale, a French public radio, LIN Zuqiang has been writing on international and local art for nearly twenty years. Trained at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and Communication University of China, Beijing, producer and presenter of two influential cultural programs in Paris, his professional opinions on Chinese pop music, fashion, business, politics and their relationship, often from European and the globe points of view, are widely respected. LIN Zuqiang is considered as one of the best European journalists in this field.
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