-- Music, blockchain and how they mix
--The modern music scene with tech changes
About the Guest:
-George Howard is the founder of GH Strategic; a boutique advising firm focused on defining and articulating clients’ authentic Purpose. Additionally, he is the Co-Founder of Music Audience Exchange and Chief Innovation Officer of Riptide Music Group. Prior to this he was the President of Rykodisc (the world’s largest independent record label), manager of Carly Simon, and original co-founder of TuneCore (the world’s largest independent music distributor). Via his consulting firm, Mr. Howard advises a wide-range of clients on how to integrate technology (including Blockchain) with strategy in order to increase awareness and revenue. A partial list of clients includes: Intel, National Public Radio, CVS/pharmacy, Easter Seals, Alticor/Amway, Ora, Inc., Townsend Energy, Comstar, Monegraph, Composer Mark Isham, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Wolfgang's Vault, Brown University, Paste Magazine, The Estate of the Platters, Rednote, and Daytrotter. Mr. Howard is an Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches courses in entrepreneurship, marketing, copyright law, and leadership. He is the 2014 recipient of the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Mr. Howard is a columnist for Forbes - for which he has authored numerous pieces on Blockchain technology - and a frequent contributor to the New York Times and numerous other publications. His most recent book is “Everything In Its Right Place: How Blockchain Technology Will Lead To A More Transparent Music Industry” Mr. Howard holds an MA, MBA, and JD.
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