Head of North America, Midem
For over 25 years David Hazan has worked in the entertainment industry where he has held a number of senior positions at top music and media companies, most recently as Head of North America for Midem, a leading industry event serving the global music community.
David’s deep music marketing experience includes senior positions held at The Orchard, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, MTV Networks, Putumayo World Music, and Wind-up Records where, as Executive VP of Sales and Marketing, he created and directed the marketing and release campaigns for multi-platinum Grammy winners Evanescence as well as for Creed, Seether and Finger 11 among others.
Over the course of his career, he has consulted with 25+ tech, brand, media, event and festival clients including Audio Design Desk, Qrates, AEG Network Live, Microsoft, Xlrator Media, Festicket, Ottawa Bluesfest, CID Entertainment, Stay22, Shout! Factory, Mobile Backstage, GigSalad, as well as the O’Cannabiz, GrowUp and Canadian Music Week conferences, where he produced multiple panels, events and hackathons.
He is a frequent speaker, interviewer and moderator at leading industry events around the world including IEG, SXSW, MusicBiz, Amplify, Canadian Music Week, Midem, Mondo.NYC, Indie Week, SF Music Tech, and MU:CON, among others.
David has also held senior positions at leading experiential marketing agencies such as US Concepts/MKTG; UG Strategies; and EMCI/Rockbill, where he ran their London office.
David lives in Nyack, NY with his wife and two sons.
Mondo Zoom Conversation: Mondo & CMW Co-Host Be Present Everywhere: Introductions & Connections
May 18, 2021, 9:00:00 PM
Join our global town hall as Mondo -- in partnership with Canadian Music Week and LyricFind -- introduces you to the global community of music conferences, trade missions, partners, consultants, organizers and creatives. The panel series, hosted by Robert Singerman, debuted on a Mondo zoom over a year ago at the start of the pandemic and has since brought hundreds of international colleagues and thousands of new friends together to speak at virtual conferences from NYC and Toronto to Kenya, Rio & LA, with other virtual forays to & from dozens of cities and countries spanning the globe to Be Present Everywhere (while staying home). Meet these global specialists w/o the flights, hotels, per-diems, carbon, $$ and family costs. Many thousands of new music community connections have already been made and many more will be made here, through active chats, shared contacts, new business introductions, collaborations and experiential education. It's a lot of fun for all, like a great Mondo/CMW/LyricFind conference party. Thanks much to the amazing speakers joining and all participants.
The New (Virtual) Concert Ecosystem: Navigating Opportunities In Livestreaming & VR
10/13/20, 7:00 PM
It’s been 6+ months since any of us have been to a real concert, and the bar for what music fans expect from virtual concerts and livestreams continues to lift higher and higher. That’s why the need for virtual and livestreamed experiences that provide high production value and elements of the “real world” will only grow stronger as lockdown lengthens. We’ll hear from four thought leaders who are bringing this new concert paradigm to life.
Be Present Everywhere: International Marketing & Development Connections
10/13/20, 6:00 PM
This will be a unique opportunity to virtually meet many of the main international collaborators around the globe. They are all dedicated to the music community and have developed music conferences, export and indie music offices, platforms, companies and organizations for fans, artists and related industry execs. Learn what they do, who they are and how to connect with them and their networks in order to forward your mission and to be present everywhere. Vote!