Stars_edited.jpg

Mondo.NYC Speaker

Michael Lau

CTO, Round Hill Music

Michael has been with Round Hill Music since its beginning in 2011. He was instrumental in building the company from a fledgling indie music publisher to one of the larger publishers in the industry today. Having a hand in all areas and disciplines throughout its growth, the company’s foundation is built upon his vast experience and expertise. Prior to Round Hill he spent seven years at Warner/Chappell music serving as the Sr. Director of Creative IT and Marketing Development, and previously the Director of Strategic Marketing. Throughout his tenure he helped build the advertising and video game division by pitching and licensing Warner/Chappell’s catalog; developed branding and marketing strategies; developed and deployed interactive promo kits; and was the designer of the company’s creative pitching system. Prior to Michael’s tenure at WCM, he was a music supervisor with credits ranging from the CBS 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympic broadcast; Cartoon Network’s “Courage the Cowardly Dog”; Scholastic’s feature “Clifford’s Big Movie” to WBOL’s interactive Looney Tunes and Gotham Girls webisodes. Early in his career, Michael produced and managed a number of music libraries. Michael is a current board member of the AIMP’s New York chapter, a member of The MLC Operations Committee and a graduate of Berklee College of Music.

AIMP & SONA Present Metadata Best Practices for Songwriters

"No metadata, no money" is the mantra of the modern music industry, and the best way to capture the song information correctly in the first place is at the moment of creation. Learn from professional songwriters and music publishers the key things you need to know to make sure your credits are accurately input and registered from the start.