The event will feature presentations and panels around these seven key topics: The Adolescence of Streaming; Global Copyright & Rights Management; Technology: Smart Speakers, AI, and Next Gen Music; The Modern Music Company; International: Spotlight on Emerging Markets; and Innovation: Investing In Music and Startup Showcases. 

These themes will set the scene for the two-day NY:LON Connect conference and are detailed below. 
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Alex Kisch

SVP, Business Development & Business Affairs
Greater New York City Area
As EVP & General Counsel, Alex Kisch is responsible for defining and developing Vevo’s global business strategy, overseeing business operations, content acquisition, licensing, syndication and distribution efforts. He also oversees Vevo’s day-to-day legal affairs. One of the company’s founding members, Kisch has helped to grow Vevo into the world’s leading all-premium music and entertainment video platform. Today Vevo boasts over 24 billion monthly global views. Prior to Vevo, Kisch was VP of Music Strategy & Programming at MTV Networks, where he helped develop and expand MTVN’s global music initiatives across linear television, TV-VOD and the company’s online and mobile platforms on a cross-brand basis, as well as playing a role in the establishment of the digital music subscription platform, Urge. He also held posts within Business & Legal Affairs at Sony BMG and BMG Music. Prior to that, Kisch represented numerous recording artists and independent record labels, as well as working as a recording artist and songwriter himself. Kisch holds a BA from Vassar College and a JD from Boston University School of Law.