Understanding the New Digital Music Ecosystem

Understanding the New Digital Music Ecosystem
Please join WYEP for the next Music Ecosystem networking event featuring a presentation from Marc Finer entitled “Understanding the New Digital Music Ecosystem”. The session will cover a number of topics that are currently impacting the industry including the latest development in music recording, production and distribution as well as the ramifications of these activities on the consumer marketplace. The presentation will also summarize the key insights that have been learned from this process and identify some potential opportunities these lessons hold for the Greater Pittsburgh music community. The presentation will run one hour with lots of time for questions.

Marc Finer is the Founder and Director of Communications Research, Inc. (CRI), a consulting group that provides strategic marketing support for emerging digital products, content and services. Prior to establishing CRI, Finer was Product Communications Director for Sony Corporation where he coordinated the marketing and promotional efforts for the US introduction of the Compact Disc to the consumer marketplace. He was also involved in the launch of other important digital platforms including DVD, HD Radio, Sirius XM, HDTV, Blue-ray Disc and most recently 4K Ultra HD and Hi-Res Audio. Additionally, Finer is one of the founders of DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, an industry funded nonprofit which advocates for and promotes the benefits of new forms of consumer entertainment. Most recently, he served as the group’s Senior Director and was responsible for DEG’s new technology initiatives. Finer has also worked closely with a number of trade organizations including the Consumer Technology Association, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, the Recording Industry Association of America and the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers.

THIS EVENT IS FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

REGISTER HERE: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efsl4cmxbca3dda1&llr=ivyct6pab