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Friday, April 20 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lunch Roundtables - Sold Out

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175 attendees who signed up for the Lunch Roundtables will meet with four different panelists in small group settings. This event sold out five months in advance!
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avatar for Steph Altman

Steph Altman

 As a young man, Londoner Steph Altman aborted his childhood dream of becoming a recording artist heard by millions. Faced with an intimidating, seemingly impenetrable record industry, he moved to California... and became a recording artist heard by hundreds of millions. Admittedly, only 0.005% of them (including you) know who he is. Today at his bi-coastal creative shop Mophonics, Altman composes original songs and scores for commercials from Apple thru Zyrtec. He oversees a busy team of writers, for whom Mophonics in turn provides a fertile environment for other creative endeavors, like the creation of Mopho writer Mark Foster\'s... Read More →
avatar for Cindy Badell-Slaughter

Cindy Badell-Slaughter

President - Heavy Hitters Music Group |   | Cindy Badell-Slaughter is the President of Heavy Hitters Music Group, and a 25 year music industry veteran. Prior to taking the reins at Heavy Hitters Music she was the West Coast Director of Music Operations at CBS Broadcasting.  For... Read More →
avatar for Eric Bazilian

Eric Bazilian

 Eric Bazilian, along with Rob Hyman, co-founded the Hooters in 1980. With a total of six albums, the Hooters achieved worldwide superstar status throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s. Securing his status as a songwriting architect of the highest degree, Eric composed, produced and performed on Joan... Read More →
avatar for Dave Berg

Dave Berg

Songwriter - “Stupid Boy,” "If You’re Goin’ Through Hell (Before The Devil Even Knows)," "10,” "Somebody” | | | Originally from Portland, OR, Dave Berg has found success in Nashville as a diverse, multi-genre hit songwriter. Berg’s many honors include being named ASCAP's Country Songwriter of the Year in 2008, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year in 2007, and Berg's song... Read More →
avatar for Gordon Chambers

Gordon Chambers

 After amassing an impressive collection of prestigious awards and penning hit songs for some of R&B’s most iconic legends, esteemed Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Gordon Chambers had another exciting milestone in his career as a recording artist with the release of his third solo album, Sincere. Earlier in his career, Chambers was the first signing of L.A. Reid\'s prestigious Hitco Music publishing company, where he wrote for over 60 recording artists. He is best known for his Grammy-winning hit, \'I Apologize,\' performed by Anita Baker and his #1 Grammy-nominated smash, \'If You Love Me,\' for the trio Brownstone, as well as his soundtrack work for numerous films including The First Wives Club and Set It... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Clifford

Patrick Clifford

 Patrick Clifford began his career in the record business after graduating from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. His first position was working for music impresario Nat Weiss, who owned and operated Nemperor Records and Nemperor Artists. On the record side... Read More →
avatar for Roy Elkins

Roy Elkins

| Roy Elkins is a well-known music technology entrepreneur who has been leading industry innovations for over twenty years. Elkins is the Founder and CEO of Broadjam, Inc. Broadjam.com, the music social network, provides the most comprehensive search tools for finding, buying and sharing music on the web. With an impressive collection of 500,000 original songs from 130,000 artists in over 190 countries... Read More →
avatar for Jesse Ervin

Jesse Ervin

 As Senior Director of Online Marketing for EMI Music North America’s Catalog division, Jesse Ervin oversees the company’s online marketing strategy and execution for catalog artists and new catalog releases, as well as core recorded catalogs managed by EMI Music labels Capitol, Capitol Latin, Capitol Nashville, Virgin, Blue Note, Manhattan, and EMI America Records. Ervin manages EMI... Read More →
avatar for Ken Abdo, Esq.

Ken Abdo, Esq.

Ken Abdo is Chair of Lommen Abdo Law Firm’s Entertainment Law Department which has served as legal counsel to music, film, TV, theatre, literary publishing and media artists for over 27 years. Firm clients include multiple GRAMMY award recipients, gold and platinum recording artists, as well as Oscar, Emmy, Peabody and Spirit award winners... Read More →
avatar for Theron

Theron "Neff U" Feemster

Producer, Songwriter - "Business," "Stay," "Hollywood Tonight"
avatar for Marc Ferrari

Marc Ferrari

 MasterSource Music Library was started in 1992 by Marc Ferrari, a former major label recording artist with the bands Keel and Cold Sweat, both signed to MCA Records. He realized early on that there was a void to be filled in providing master-quality vocal tracks to the film and TV community, as all other music libraries up to that time were focusing their attention on different genres. He conceived the idea of starting the... Read More →
avatar for Anna Granucci

Anna Granucci

 Anna Granucci began her journey with live theatre. She is professionally trained in both acting and directing in England and the US where she graduated from the MFA program at the Yale School of Drama. Anna’s potent theatrical background informs her music tastes and decisions for use in film, TV and all forms of visual media. Her most recent projects and film credits include the highly anticipated release of Guns, Girls... Read More →
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Kevin Held

| | Kevin is currently managing two artists/songwriters, Matt Morris and Priscilla Ahn, while working to develop a few up and coming artists, songwriters and producers. Matt Morris is currently one of the most in demand pop songwriters in the world. Matt’s songs have been featured on albums by Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige and Reba McEntire. Up and coming, singer/songwriter Priscilla... Read More →
avatar for Carl Jacobson

Carl Jacobson

VP, Marketing - Nimbit, Inc.   Carl Jacobson is the VP of Marketing at Nimbit, Inc., provider of the premier platform for promoting and selling your music on Facebook. He was previously VP of Marketing for Cakewalk by Roland, and in the past worked for major and independent record labels... Read More →
avatar for Kool Kojak

Kool Kojak

 Kool Kojak is a multi platinum selling songwriter/producer based in Cubatao, Brasil, and Los Angeles, CA. He is a key part of the illustrious Prescription Songs team. Kool Kojak has written hits with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Flo Rida, Dr. Luke, Matisyahu, Travis Barker, and many more. He currently enjoys... Read More →
avatar for Jon Lind

Jon Lind

SVP, A&R – Hollywood Records | Songwriter – “Boogie Wonderland,” “Crazy for You,” “Save the Best for Last” |   | Jon Lind is a veteran music man who has tasted success in the music business from almost every angle – songwriter, musician, artist, producer and A&R executive. As a songwriter... Read More →
avatar for Patty Macmillan

Patty Macmillan

 Patty Macmillan is the owner and president of Allegro Talent Group, an LA based talent agency representing film and television composers. Originally from New Jersey, Macmillan moved to Southern California in the early 80’s to attend UCLA’s film and television program. She free-lanced as a feature film production coordinator, casting director and marketing/advertising sales director for many years before transitioning into film music with First Artists Management where she remained for four years... Read More →
avatar for Anjali Malhotra

Anjali Malhotra

 Anjali Malhotra joined Google in May 2010 and currently handles some of YouTube’s top music partners, including both major labels and publishers. She is the lead on YouTube’s most recent music publishing initiatives. Prior to YouTube, Anjali spent five years at EMI Music Publishing (Director, Product... Read More →
avatar for Gayl Murphy

Gayl Murphy

 Can you clearly and concisely explain “who your are and what you do” in 10 seconds or less? If not, you need Gayl Murphy, The Celebritizer! Gayl is THE go-to media expert for how to “tell it to sell it” in any interview, meeting, meet-up, concert, or press situation. She teaches... Read More →
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Katie Welle

 Katie Welle, VP of Creative, at Sony/ATV Music Publishing works closely with the rosters’ stable of artists and writers and is responsible for A&R signings. In her 4 years at the company, Welle’s signings include songwriter/producer Jeff Bhasker – who most recently produced the Fun. album and has songs with Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Beyonce; as well as Clams Casino (A$AP Rocky, the Weeknd), Da Internz (Big Sean, Rihanna), hip-hop collective Odd Future, and most recently RCA artist Mikky Ekko... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2012 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Twist Restaurant 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

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