Associate Director, Creative - Universal Music Publishing Group
Lindsey Lanier, a native of Los Angeles, is an Associate Director of Creative at Universal Music Publishing Group. In this role she is fortunate to work with many amazing songwriters and producers such as Missy Elliot, Brian Kennedy, Stacy Barthe, The Movement, and Bobby Ross Avila to name a few. Lindsey works to find new talent as well as set up collaborations and pitch songs for the talented writers and producers that comprise the UMPG roster. She also continues to assist in the development of new ideas to exploit Univers…Read more
Composer - TV: Gossip Girl, Joey, 20/20, Outsourced
Music Production Team - The Transcenders
Brian Lapin is a partner in the composing team Transcenders and founding member of The Black Eyed Peas. Brian Lapin, Terence Yoshiaki, and Mike Fratantuno helped to define a groundbreaking sound and vision for the multi-platinum selling recording artists. By fusing a live band into hip-hop before it was the accepted norm, the band’s raw sound and high-energy shows marked the arrival of a new alternative hip-hop style. In addition to touring with BEP, Brian worked as a producer, engineer, songwriter…Read more
Founder and CEO - Section 101
Elizabeth Leahy is founder and CEO of Section 101, a New York based interactive company that develops new ways for musicians to market, promote and monetize their brand. Liz’s company has created a revolutionary solution that provides artists with online branding, content management, marketing, and analytics all in one platform, enabling a richer experience for fans while propelling the Artist toward greater success. Section 101 has successfully launched online platforms for diverse artists including Diane Birch, Duran Duran, Marc Cohn, Corey Taylor from Sli…Read more
Creative Director – Ten Ten Music Group, Inc.
Daniel has been with Ten Ten Music Group, a fully-independent Nashville-based publishing and management firm, since January 2007. He currently serves as the company’s Creative Director. Ten Ten Music has focused on markets beyond its Nashville home and territories beyond the United States throughout its 25-year history. Built on the success of keystone artists such as Keith Urban and Alan Jackson, the company has enjoyed significant growth in foreign markets and currently publishes writers based in England, Ireland and New Zealand, as well as L…Read more
Producer, Songwriter - "F**k You (Forget You)," "Grenade," "Just the Way You Are," "Nothin' on You"
Composer – TV: Cold Case, Close to Home, Green Screen Show
Michael A. Levine's TV scoring credits include the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced CBS-TV dramas, Cold Case and Close To Home, as well as Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show. He’s also worked as a support composer for top Hollywood film composers including Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson Williams, and Cliff Martinez. Michael’s feature film scores include Columbus Day (w/Val Kilmer) and Adrift in Manhattan (w/Heather Graham). He has also scored a series of shorts which feature characters from the Ice Age series and wrote the Scrat theme. His ad…Read more
Music Supervisor - Electronic Arts
Guild of Music Supervisors
Raphaella Lima has been with EA for nine years. In her position as Music Supervisor, she oversees the selection of licensed music and the creation of custom songs for several EA franchises including FIFA, NBA, Fight Night, NHL, Rugby, FIFA World Cup, Tennis, NFL Tour, Def Jam, Active and Cricket. He is also involved in the music for franchises such as Madden, The Sims and FIFA Street. Raphaella also heads the production of EA Recordings, a division in charge of digital releases of all EA-owned music assets, having released ov…Read more
Director, National and International Member Services – Buma/Stremra
Wim van Limpt is Director National and International Member Services at the Dutch Collecting Society Buma/Stremra. He has been a music entrepreneur for 15 years and started working for Buma/Stremra at 2007. His main focus is to help (singer/)songwriters with their career and to professionalize the service, which Buma/Stremra offers to their members. Wim was also the founder of the Dutch Writers Camp, an initiative to promote collaboration between European and American Songwriters. Last year he started with Buma/Stremra on…Read more
VP, Creative - Disney Music Publishing
A music publishing veteran, Barbara worked for Rondor Music International for over 10 years before joining Disney in 2007. Over the course of her career, Barbara has worked with countless songwriters including Will Jennings, Gerry Goffin, Carole King, William Orbit, Steve Robson, Matthew Gerrard, Jamie Houston and Tim James and has secured cover recordings with artists such as Celine Dion, Keith Urban, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Amy Grant, Hanson and Jennifer Paige.
President - 4Fini, Inc.
Kevin Lyman began his career booking bands for his university and as a roadie for then unknown acts such as the Untouchables, The Bangles and Bad Religion. Later, he worked as a promoter rep for seminal punk rock and metal bands, working in many of the legendary LA clubs. Lyman is best known as the creator of the Vans Warped Tour, the longest running music and extreme sports festival in the world today. In addition, he is also co-producer of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos Tour and Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown. In …Read more
President - Chrysalis Music USA
Touring and Festival Veteran
Ice Cream Man travels the country giving away free ice cream. Over the last six years he has driven over 100,000 miles while giving away over 325,000 free ice creams. Matt Allen decided six years ago that he was going to find a way to build a business based on giving away free ice cream at set the goal of gifting half-a-million free treats. Not knowing how to make this idea a reality he drove his ice cream truck from Oregon to Long Beach, CA to “sling cream” at All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in 2004. From that…Read more
Songwriter - "Before You Walk Out of My Life," "It Kills Me," "Better in Time," "Don't Let Go (Love)"