As the music vertical of Slush, Slush Music highlights the entrepreneurial mindset within the music ecosystem. That is why the contribution of everyone matters: Existing problems are identified together, and thus new opportunities created for the entrepreneurs and the industry at large. For this purpose, Slush Music is bringing a diverse profile of influencers to take over the stage and stir the discussion. Below lie the first names stepping on to the stage in November at Slush Music.
Oscar Höglund, Co-founder and CEO of Epidemic Sound
We’re delighted to introduce one of the game-changers of music licensing, Oscar Höglund, the Co-founder and CEO of Epidemic Sound. Epidemic sound is a Swedish, fast-growing music company offering royalty-free music library. Prior to Epidemic Sound, Oscar has co-founded the largest multi-platform network in the Nordics, United Screens, and has gathered years of experience in management consulting and television.
Allison Shaw, Owner and CEO at Manic Monkee
Allison Shaw is one of the multi-talents of the music industry, currently connecting brands with music. She is the owner and CEO of Manic Monkee, a brand development, consulting and artist management firm, that does experiential marketing and offers creative activation for different brands. Allison also produces new media content for commercials and is in charge of music supervision. In addition, she works in the Board of Directors of a non-profit music charity Sweet Relief – not forgetting her producing LA’s first ever solar powered music festival Sunstock Solar Festival 2016, which donated all the profits to children with cancer.
Nico Stadi, Music Producer at Pulse Recordings
As mentioned, Slush Music is the place where the entire music ecosystem gathers under one roof, including music makers and performers. Nico Stadi is a Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, mixer, and engineer from Finland, based in Los Angeles. During his career, he has collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop music including Justin Bieber, Lindsey Stirling, and Jason Derulo – and he has just started.
Tim Mulligan, Senior Analyst, Video at MIDiA Research
Tim Mulligan heads up MIDiA’s online video research practice, providing analysis and insight for all companies involved in the online video space: TV broadcasters, production companies, technology vendors and online video services. His research encompasses the entire online video economy including streaming services, short form strategy, cord cutting, video subscriptions and ad supported models. Prior to joining MIDiA Research, Tim ran a number of technology TV and film industry startups. Tim was placed No. 7 in the LinkedIn Top Voices 2016: The 10 must-know writers in media.