Details announced for MUSEXPO 2017 focus on India

Details announced for MUSEXPO 2017 focus on India

Annual LA-based conference MUSEXPO has revealed details of it focus on India, with a number of leading executive from the region set to speak at the event.

As one of the world’s fastest growing music markets, India presents a number of exciting opportunities for the international music community, with experts predicting significant expansion in the, digital, streaming, live, sync and artist sponsorship sectors in the coming years.

At this year’s MUSEXPO, which takes place from April 30-May 3 in Hollywood, LA, delegates will hear from some of India’s foremost music-related companies, spanning copyright, live, mobile, digital, streaming, brand engagement, media and more. Over a range of panels and seminars, top executives will share their insight on how western music businesses can engage with the Indian music market

Among those already confirmed to attend are: Anurag Rao, founder and CEO, Canvas Talent and co-founder and CEO, Farout Media; Girish “Bobby” Talwar, co-founder, OML and director, Weirdass Comedy; Jaideep Singh, managing director, Volocity Media; Mandar Thakur, COO, Times Music India; Paramdeep Singh, co-founder and executive chairman, Saavn; Prashan Agarwal, COO, Gaana; Rishi Shah, founder, Maharishi LLC; Saugato Bhowmik, EVP and business head, consumer products and integrated network solutions, Viacom 18 Live (MTV, VH-1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central); Shridar Subramaniam, president, Sony Music India and Middle East; Soham Mehta, film producer (Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Vijay Nair, founder and CEO, Only Much Louder; and many more to be announced.

Earlier this week, MUSEXPO also released details of this year’s A&R focus, featuring a number of influential figures from across the industry.

Other confirmed speakers across the event so far include Sir Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group; Ben Cooper, controller, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra; Craig Kallman, chairman and CEO, Atlantic Records, George Ergatoudis, head of content programming, Spotify UK, Australia and New Zealand, Zach Katz, president, repertoire and marketing US, BMG; and many more.

For more information on this year’s speakers and how to to register, visit

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