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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Ed Peto

Outdustry Ltd
Managing Director
Beijing, China
A native of London, Ed Peto moved to China in 2006 to serve on the front lines of the music industry. He now owns and runs Outdustry, a unique, market-leading music industry services business specialising in the Chinese recorded music industry, representing labels, publishers, CMOs, talent and services for work in the territory. He is frequently sought out by international media - The Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Bloomberg, Reuters, Billboard etc - to comment on market news and conditions, has written extensively on the technical workings of the Chinese music industry and has been a Billboard International Power Player. As part of an MBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership, he is also currently writing his master’s thesis on the Indian music industry.