musexpo speakers

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



President & Founder, A&R Worldwide

Sat Bisla is regarded as a leading influencer and connector to the global music business, including the highest echelons of some of the most important company's in the industry. Sat's had a multi-faceted career--he's worked as a club DJ, journalist, radio programmer, club booker, manager, A&R executive and consultant for various music, media and technology companies worldwide.

Sat created, developed and ran the global A&R Network for Clear Channel Radio and Clear Channel Entertainment (now Live Nation) and was a key architect for the creation of The New Music Network, which has evolved into iHeart Media.

Sat launched Pangaea Entertainment Group in September 2006, home to the respected A&R Worldwide, MUSEXPO and Worldwide Radio Summit brands, whereas he also created the idea for the company's affiliated music publishing company, that today is Concord Music Group.

Sat programs and hosts the globally syndicated, pre-discovery tastemaker radio show Passport Approved that has aired on over 70 radio platforms internationally, including KROQ Los Angeles, KNDD Seattle, KNRK Portland OR, Q101 Chicago, WZRH New Orleans, LA; Flux FM Germany; Radio Doble Nueve Lima, Peru; JioSaavn; 2XM Ireland; Indie 103.1 Colorado State Radio; KWSS FM Phoenix, AZ; Xfm Nairobi Kenya; Radio 1 Mumbai India and many others.

In addition, Sat's played a key part in the early discovery, development and/or key signing support for Adele, Dido, Lime Cordiale, Keane, Muse, LMFAO, Coldplay, Picture This, KONGOS, Sheppard, The Temper Trap, Lime Cordiale, The Ting Tings, Tove Lo, Wolfmother, Bonnie McKee, Missy Higgins, Sia, Gavin James, Lily Allen to name a few.

Sat has also been featured in Billboard, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times, Music Business Worldwide, Music Week (UK), Musik Woche (Germany), The Music Network (Australia) and many other publications worldwide.

In 2018 Sat received an official recognition and proclamation from the Mayor and City of Los Angeles, State of California, as well as a special honorarium award from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for his outstanding contributions to the worldwide music, media and radio communities. In 2019, Sat received the "Founder's Award" from AMEC (Association Media Entertainment Counsel) whose members include thousands of attorneys from high-profile media, entertainment and digital companies.