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Adam Clough

Managing Director 365 Artists

Andrew Gould

Sr. VP/Head of A&R, North America, Downtown Music Publishing

Alicen Catron Schneider

Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head Of West Coast Music Operations, NBCUniversal Television

Allison Kaye

President, SB Projects

Areli Quirarte

VP, Motion Picture Music, Paramount Pictures

Aton Ben-Horin

Global VP, A&R, Warner Music Group

Ben Cooper

Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network

Ben Dorenfeld

Sr. Music Producer, Anomaly

Billy Mann

Founder & Chairman, Manncom

Bob Lefsetz

Author, "The Lefsetz Letter"

Charlie Haggard

Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal

Chris Price

Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra

Chris Taylor

Global President, Music, Entertainment One

Dan Burt

Music Supervisor/Producer, JWT

Eddie Chavez

Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal

Eric Polin

Sr. VP, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures

Fred Casimir

EVP Global Recordings & President Continental Europe, BMG

Gabz Landman

Director, A&R, Artist Publishing Group

Gao Xiaosong

Global Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee

Jackie Palazzolo

Music Supervisor, VICE Media

Jacob Fain

Sr. VP of A&R/Head of Global Analytics & Research, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Jake Challenor

CEO & Publisher, Jaden Social/The Music Network (Australia)

Jennifer Knoepfle

Sr. VP/Co-Head of West Coast A&R, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Jimmy Steal

VP/Programming and Program Director, "Power 106" KPWR Los Angeles & KDAY (93.5) Los Angeles

Jo Charrington

Co-President, Capitol Records U.K.

John Fleckenstein

Co-President, RCA Records

Josh Young

Founder & CEO, Atrium Music

Kaylin Frank

VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, Walt Disney Pictures

Kerri Drootin

Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television

Mandar Thakur

COO, Times Music India

Mark Sutherland

Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

Mathew Daniel

VP, International, NetEase Cloud Music

Matt Mugford

Promo Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television

Mike Daly

Executive Director of A&R/Music Publishing, Disney Music Group (Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records and Disney Music Publishing)

Nick Raphael

President, Capitol Records U.K.

Oliver Hild

Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal, Television Music Creative Team

Patrick Houlihan

Sr. VP, Music, 20th Century Fox

Paul Adam

Head of Songwriter Relations Europe, Spotify

Pieter Viljoen

Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors

Preston Rodie

A&R Manager, Sire Records/Warner Bros. Records

Ralph Simon

Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

Rebecca Rienks

Music Supervisor, NBC Entertainment

Ritch Esra

Publisher, Music Business Registry

Scott Igoe

VP Alternative Series & Specials, ABC Television

Scotty Schneider

Associate Music Manager, Fox Broadcasting Company

Stacy Wallen-McCarthy

Music Supervisor, Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television, Music Creative Services

Steve Fitzmaurice

Producer (Sam Smith, Rag'n'Bone Man, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, U2)

Sue Crawshaw

Founder & Owner, Pick And Mix Music

Tara Piper

Head of Entertainment Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

Tim Ingham

Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide



VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, The Walt Disney Studios

Kaylin Frank serves as Vice President, Creative Music and Soundtracks for The Walt Disney Studios, where she oversees creative development, production, and recording for the Studio’s live-action theatrical films and soundtracks. A music industry veteran, Frank collaborates with, and guides songwriters, artists, composers, and filmmakers, contributing to the soundtracks for all of Disney’s live-action releases. She is currently focused on five upcoming films to be released via the new Disney Streaming Platform, including the live action of Lady and the Tramp and Stargirl. In her 15-year tenure at Disney, she’s garnered Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations for The Muppets soundtrack album and contributed to the success of the No.1 Latin single “Juntos (Together)” by Columbian superstar Juanes for McFarland, USA, as well as the Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum albums Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Frank also oversaw day-to-day music operations for Miramax, a Disney division from 2006-2010.

Prior to Disney, Frank was the VP of Music at MGM/UA, where she was involved in the creation of Madonna’s iconic song for the 20th Bond film, Die Another Day, as well as music for a slate of titles including Legally Blonde and Barbershop. She previously served as Music Supervisor at Jersey Films & Records, Danny DeVito’s production company. Frank music industry experience includes time in the A&R departments of several major record labels and music publishers including PolyGram Records, Sony Music, MCA and Fox Music Publishing. Across her career, Frank has worked on more than 150 feature films and currently serves on the Music Committee for Women in Film, as well as being a longstanding voting member and activist with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.