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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Patrick Mahoney

Manhead Merch
Patrick Mahoney has been involved in music and entertainment merchandising for over 20 years. His wide range of experience in the industry is inclusive of artist relations, production, licensing, sponsorships, finance and administration. Outside of merchandise, he has worked in artist management, tour production and private equity/investing. Much of his working experience has been spent in senior level positions across the world in New York, London and Los Angeles. Despite Mahoney's many years of experience in the music industry, working with the artists is still considered his favorite endeavor. He has worked with artists including Oasis, Radiohead, Phish, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, and many others. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Manhead, LLC, a full service independently owned merchandise company based in New York City and Nashville, and co-founder of We Ae Nations, Inc., an eSports Merchandise Company, located in Nashville, Dallas and Belgium.