Senior Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, Global Citizen
Neeta has been an attorney and music business professional for over 25 years, serving as a strategic advisor, business development resource, and legal counsel to entertainment and tech industry clients. She is Senior Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs for Global Citizen, President of Music Managers Forum – US (MMF-US), a Global Co-Chair (Chapter Expansion) for Women in Music, Diversity & Inclusion Chair for the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries and Co-Founder of NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange). Prior to that, Neeta was founding head of artist-label relations and legal counsel for SoundExchange, VP of Biz Dev/Legal for Tunesat, Asst. General Counsel for The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and a former board governor for 10+ years for The Recording Academy (GRAMMY organization). Neeta also serves on the advisory boards of IMMF (International Music Managers Forum), Gritty in Pink, IAFAR, SIM São Paulo, All About Music and SXSW Conference. Neeta has served as panelist/speaker at over 300 music industry conferences regarding
the global music business, legal and copyright topics, as well as women’s leadership and empowerment.
CLE: The Changing Landscape of Festivals
10/14/22, 7:00 PM
Over the last few years, music festivals have faced a pandemic, major safety matters and more. As a result, music festivals had to quickly pivot to incorporate streaming formats, create new revenue generators, and scrutinize risk and safety measures. This panel will take a look at the changing landscape of music festivals, issues to consider when representing festivals, and recent developments that are here to stay. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)
Artist Management Entrepreneurship Presented by MMF-US x WIM
10/11/22, 7:00 PM
Music Managers Forum-US and Women In Music present Artist Management Entrepreneurship. Join established entrepreneurial artist managers sharing their extensive knowledge and experience from a variety of genres, races, ethnicities, backgrounds and identities. They will discuss all aspects of the business, from starting a business, structuring deals, building a team, nurturing the manager-artist relationship, artist growth and development strategies, delve into their most effective marketing tactics (including traditional, live and digital), mission-based initiatives and advocacy, how to grow and sustain long-term careers, and visions for the future of artist management.
Modern Management Models Presented by Music Managers Forum - US
10/13/20, 3:00 PM
Artist management, and the role management plays in an artist's business and career, has been evolving with the industry. Changes in monetization and promotional structures are altering the demands of day-to-day and long-term strategy, and a manager's role as a type of CEO of an artist's company has shifted.
This panel will analyze the structure and function of management teams and discuss changing methods, innovations, and strategic activity. We'll explore the ways managers are working across marketing, distribution, live streaming and other verticals, as well as garnering and deploying investment, to address today's environment.