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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Joe Armenia

Director, Artist Relations
San Francisco
Joe Armenia is the Director, Artist Relations at SoundCloud. Armenia is responsible for the management of SoundCloud’s relationships with the creator community, including artists, managers, songwriters and producers. In his role, Armenia and his team will educate the creator community on best practices to build a career and expand an artist’s reach utilizing the platform.

Prior to SoundCloud, Armenia was the Global Head of Label & Artist Relations for Rdio, where he was responsible for building and maintaining relationships with all major and independent record labels, distributors and key artists and management firms. Earlier in his career, Armenia held positions at MTV and led campaigns for HBO and Live Nation.

Armenia is a graduate from Fordham University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.