LJ Malberg

President & Founder, Compassionate Muse

LJ Malberg is the Executive Producer of Mindfulness In Music Series at Mondo.NYC and the President of Compassionate Muse, a Workplace Culture, Mindfulness and Integrated Strategies coaching, consulting and online learning community focused on Compassion-based Work within the Music Industry. Her work spans more than two decades in Music & Entertainment industry from dancer, choreographer, jazz vocalist, manager and then talent agent for clients such as Ultra Gypsy, Chuck D of Public Enemy�s Slam Jamz label artists, Apple, NASA, Cisco Systems to notable roles such as Music Market Growth Strategy (Eventbrite North America, Music) and Director of Client Development (TicketWeb/Ticketmaster U.S.). She is the Creator of CoMuse TV and The Weekly Muse: New Ideas For Music Industry Culture, has spoken at numerous music industry conferences including SXSW, Fest Forums, Northside Fest, Midem, TicketWeb, New Colossus Festival and more. Her published work on (Zenful Dance) compassion-based movement can be found in Dancing with Dharma, Essays on Movement and Dance in Western Buddhism (McFarland). She is a well-respected leader, coach, mentor and speaker and sparks intuitive, authentic and empathetic human interaction that leads to compassionate solutions in Music regardless of race, gender identity, rank or title, social status, religion, disability. In addition, LJ continues to speak on behalf of and for Women in Music Industry across the U.S.. She is the Founding Mentor and six-time guest speaker for Women in Music Industry at the Scripps School of Communication, Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University WIMI student group. The focus of their success has been to uncover social roadblocks through compassion-based collaborative thinking as well as help to identify their individual �voice� and strengths as they move forward into the competitive landscape and still, male-dominated Music Industry.