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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Rishi Patel

Plus Eight Equity Partners
Managing Partner

Rishi Patel is Managing Partner and Co-founder of Plus Eight Equity Partners, a global venture capital firm that has partnered with electronic music industry leaders to invest in groundbreaking music technology companies. He has 10 years of experience working with corporations and the private equity community as an investment banker on Wall Street and has executed over $11 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. He previously worked at firms such as Morgan Stanley & Co., Perella Weinberg LP and Jefferies LLC. Rishi currently serves on the Board of Lynq and received his undergraduate degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.