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Adam Taylor

President & CEO, APM Music

Anita Chinkes-Ratner

Executive VP, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount

Big Boy

Host, Big Boy's Neighborhood (Premiere Networks)

Clinton Sparks

Entrepreneur, Investor, DJ, Producer, Songwriter (Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Rick Ross, Pitbull, Ludacris, Big Sean, 2 Chainz)

Danica Bates

Senior Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount Global

Danny Garcia

CEO, Playlister Club

Delmar Powell

Vice President A&R, Position Music

Ellen K

Host Ellen K Radio Show, KOST 103.5 FM Los Angeles & Ellen K Weekend Show (iHeartMedia)

Joel Denver

President & Co-founder, All Access Music Group

Jonathan Lane

Founder & Music Supervisor, Clearly Music

Katy Gavillet

Vice President, Creative Music, FOX Entertainment

Kara DioGuardi

Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur

Karl Kongkham

Managing Director, Warner Music (Thailand)

Kenny Ochoa

Head of Music Curation & Creative Licensing at Snap Inc.

Livy Rodriguez-Behar

Music Supervisor, Dreamboat Music

Mamie Coleman

Executive Vice President & Head of FOX Entertainment Music

Mandar Thakur

COO, Times Music

Mark Sutherland

Contributing Writer, Music Business Worldwide

Mark Chipello

Vice President / Head of A&R, Position Music

Michael Frick

VP of Creative, MNRK Music Group

Pamela Charbit

A&R Manager, Atlantic Records

Pete Ganbarg

President of A&R, Atlantic Records & President ATCO Records

Phil Quartararo

President & Chairman, The Hello Group

Rich Goldman

President & Founder, Riptide Music Group

Ric Salmon

CEO, Driift & Director ATC Management

Ritch Esra

Publisher, The Music Registry

Rochelle Holguin

Sr. Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount

Ron Fair

A&R Executive, producer, songwriter, composer & former Chairman, Geffen Records/President, A&M Records & CCO/Executive VP, Virgin Records

Ryan Kofman

Director, Creative Music, FOX Entertainment

Sabrina Del Priore

Senior Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount

Sam Juneman

Sr. VP, Head of Marketing & Services, ADA

Sat Bisla

President & Founder, A&R Worldwide

Sydney Lopes

Head of Hip Hop / R&B, Artist Partnerships, Spotify

Tarsame Mittal

Founder, All About Music & TM Talent Management (India)

Taylor Jones

CEO, The Hello Group

Thaddeus Rudd

Co-President / Mom + Pop Music

Toussaint Hunt

Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount

Tricia Holloway

Global Music Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering

Tyler Bacon

President & CEO, Position Music



Director, Creative Music, FOX Entertainment

A 15-year music industry veteran, Ryan Kofman is currently Director, Creative Music for FOX Entertainment. In this role, he is responsible for curating and resourcing musical selections across the company's growing portfolio of businesses with a focus on supporting marketing campaigns and on-air promotions for all FOX broadcast network content. In addition, Kofman leads development and implementation of the company's operational policies, streamlining music procurement and rights management processes among music rightsholders, record labels and publishers.

Prior to joining FOX Entertainment, Kofman served as Vice President, Sync and Creative Licensing at Seeker Music, where he procured placements with music supervisors industry-wide from Netflix to FOX Entertainment, as well as high-profile brands such as Victoria's Secret and Nike. Previously, he was Senior Director of Sync at BMG, working with a broad range of television and advertising music supervisors on projects for artists including Run the Jewels, Lauv and Aerosmith.

With a long-standing commitment to supporting independent artists and bands, Kofman started his career working with legacy companies such as Bug Music and Kobalt Music Publishing, and before joining BMG, he initiated and managed the AWAL sync department following Kobalt's acquisition of the business in 2015.

Kofman continues to support the next generation of music industry leaders and independent artists, having taught Music Supervision at both UCLA Extension and the Los Angeles College of Music. He currently resides in Los Angeles.