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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Sony Theakanath

Co-Founder & CEO
San Francisco
Sony is CEO and Co-Founder of Asaii. Asaii is the A&R and music​ analytics platform capturing, contextualizing and connecting all data on the internet. Asaii is used to automate A&R departments, and ​understand ​impact analysis events across the web affecting artists and tracks for use in marketing and promotion​. Previous to Asaii, Sony worked in product and engineering at Apple, on the Special Projects Team working on projects spanning iOS 10, Apple Music, and iAd and holds patents in database privacy design. He previously lectured at UC Berkeley teaching iOS and built a photo sharing platform that disrupted the Arab Spring crisis in 2012