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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Vanessa Ferrer

Merch Cat
Founder and CEO
Greater New York City Area

Vanessa Ferrer is the founder and CEO of Merch Cat, a musician-friendly platform for music artists to sell and manage merchandise at live shows. With an artist-facing tool, a direct-to-fan app, and merchandise services under its umbrella, Merch Cat’s vision is to create a full-stack ecosystem of solutions that enable artists and stakeholders to maximize the merch opportunities rooted in the live show environment. 

Ferrer’s other ventures include founding InFocus Artist Management in 2009, managing several touring clients and providing consulting services to high-profile industry professionals. She is also a CPA.