2018 Keynote Speakers


Professional Rapper, Manga Author, and Entrepreneur

Genevieve O’Neil

Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Live Nation Entertainment

Owen Braben

former News Editor, Sky News

Dr Jo Twist OBE

CEO, Ukie - UK Interactive Entertainment Association

Abhishek Sen

CEO, NumberEight

Alex Kennedy

Founder, Givvit

Anne Jenniskens

Licensing Manager, FUGA

Bosun Adu

CEO, Winscom Mundo Media (Nigeria)

Brian Hamilton

General Manager, Music and Auto, Gracenote (USA)

Carly Renwarin

Head of Marketing, Publicity, & Ticketing, Paradiso (Netherlands)

Cathelijne van Grinsven

Head of Partnerships, Ticketswap (Netherlands)

Catherine Lückhoff

CEO, Nichestreem (South Africa)

Chloe Johnson

Senior Campaign Manager, PledgeMusic

Chris Carey

CEO, Media Insight Consulting

Chris Evans

Creative Director, Sherry Design

Chris Scott

Managing Director, Communion Music

Claudia de Wolff

Vice President, Creative Content & Programming, UK & International, Vevo

Dan le Sac

Music Producer, Dumb Drum Ltd

Daniel Lee

Label Manager, NCS

Emmy Buckingham

Membership Manager, AIM

Franz Blechschmidt

Founder & MD, Smart Pricer (Germany)

Helena Kosinski

Vice President, Nielsen Music - Global (USA)

Jeremy Pritchard

Artist, Everything Everything

Jess McCarten

Community Manager, The Rattle

Jessie Scoullar

Director, Wicksteed Works

Julia Killer

Director, Label Relations, SoundCloud

Lara Baker

Director, Events & Marketing, AIM

Leanne Joseph

Project Manager, AEI Group

Liz Stokes

Editor, Record of the Day

Mark Douglas

Chief Technology Officer, PPL UK

Matthijs Boom

Co-Founder, TRIBE Management (Netherlands)

Natascha Augustin

Creative Director, Warner/Chappell Music (Germany)

Nikoo Sadr

Interactive Marketing Manager, The Orchard (Sweden)

Pat Carr

Director, Remote Control Agency

Quirijn Smits

Online Marketing Manager, STMPD RCRDS (Netherlands)

Renae Brown

Membership & Event Coordinator, Association of Independent Festivals

Russel Coultart

Managing Director, Direct to Fan Consultancy

Sam Potts

Head of Radio Promotions, Columbia Records

Sammy Andrews

Founder & CEO, Deviate Digital

Sarah Allsop

Senior Event Marketing Manager, The O2

Sebastian Simone

Head of Digital Strategy, Warner Bros Records

Stu Dredge

Contributing Editor, Music Ally

Summer Kim

Head of Business Development, CI

Tim Chambers

Managing Director, TJChambers Consulting

Tina Mermiri

Head of Research & Live Analytics, Ticketmaster International

Tom Packer

Director, Motive Unknown

Vaughn McKenzie

CEO/Co-Founder, JAAK