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Barry LeVine

Barry LeVine

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, SoundExchange

Barry LeVine is responsible for leading the organization’s artist and label outreach program, as well as driving strategic relationships with other organizations within the music community.

Prior to joining SoundExchange, Barry spent more than 25 years working in various capacities of the music industry, including entertainment relations, partnership development and relationship marketing. Most recently, Barry served as global executive vice president of Entertainment Relations at Gibson Brands. In this capacity, he was responsible for maximizing relationships within the entertainment world and creating awareness of Gibson entertainment and lifestyle products in 19 markets worldwide.

Barry began his career in senior management roles at ShoutCrowd Media/Fan2Band Inc. and SonyBMG Music Entertainment. He has experience developing revenue-driving national programs for publicly traded companies and organizations across a number of industries, including entertainment and technology.

Barry holds a bachelor of arts in marketing from State University of New York at Albany.

SoundExchange Innovation Lab

10/12/21, 6:00 PM

Join the action at SoundExchange Innovation Lab as leaders from tech startups demonstrate new solutions to address the needs of today’s independent musicians and rights owners. These tech incubators will show how their product(s) have the potential to make the music industry more simple and more efficient for those making a living in music. We’ll introduce you to innovators from the following dynamic new outfits:

Boost by MusicFox: Online ads, simplified. Boost is the simplest and most powerful solution to promote your brand online. Command advertising success with confidence for any budget. 
- CEO/Co-Founder- Executive Conductor: Philip Muellerschoen
Phil guides Musicfox in all aspects both internally and externally, leading its employees, partners, and artists into a better future. Phil is a music executive with over a decade in the industry, including eight years at Sony Music, and holds a BA in music from the University of Miami. As the leader of Musicfox, Phil pushes the combined intersection between technology, finance, and entertainment into novel, new frontiers.
- CFA - Co-founder/CTO/CFO - Strategic & Technical Composer : Jason Stevens
Jason drives technical and financial product development at Musicfox in addition to the firm’s strategy. Jason holds a MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and has a BA in music and economics from the University of Miami. After a career in wealth management and derivatives trading, Jason is leading the pedagogical development and implementation of the quantitative intangible asset pricing field, via the growth and expansion of Musicfox products and its research arm.

Laylo: Tools that connect and create experiences between artists and superfans globally.  
- CEO & Co-Founder: Alec Ellin
Alec Ellin is a serial entrepreneur, music nerd, and product designer. He currently serves as co-founder and CEO of Laylo, ("salesforce for creators"), building the complete messaging and CRM tool for content creators. Laylo is backed and supported by Eldridge, Sony Music, The Orchard, and Y Combinator. Alec founded the company with Sajan Sanghvi after serving as CEO of Darkchart, a social music network and Editor of TLBL, a music publication with over 35,000 monthly readers. He graduated Dean's List from Syracuse University in 2016 with a degree in TV, Radio and Film from Newhouse School of Communications.

PlusMusic:  Sound tracking platform allows game developers to soundtrack their games, simplifies music licensing and enables customizable gameplay experiences. 
- CEO: Nick Venti
Nick Venti is a music business entrepreneur, award winning musician, producer, and songwriter. Nick started his career in music as a musician co-founding several US based touring acts. Currently, owner of a 12,000 square foot music studio in San Diego and CEO co-founder of PlusMusic.

RSDL: Digital wallet for creatives. Empowering Creatives to take control of their rights & finances. (Works like a business manager for those who do not have one.) 
- CEO and Founder: Mike Holmes
Mike Holmes holds C-Suite & executive business leader positions with Silicon Valley major corporations and venture funded start-ups. He’s driven 5 companies to successful exits (IPOs and acquisitions) and is now CEO and founder of RSDL.
- Founder: Alex Brahl
Alex Brahl is an internationally-touring, Grammy-winning artist manager who currently co-owns 7s management with a roster including Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Galactic, etc.

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