Chief Experience Officer, HIFI
Will Griggs is Chief Experience Officer at HIFI, the financial rights organization for the music industry, and an entertainment entrepreneur with leadership experience across promotion, curation and investment. Previous roles include Co-Founder of Cantora, which is known for developing internationally recognized artists (MGMT, Francis and the Lights) and investing in startups through “a music-culture-cool tech fund that doesn’t lack for ambition” (TIME) as well as Artistic Director of Public Arts, a multidisciplinary performance space at Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel.
The Future of Financial Rights: Tackling the Information Imbalance in the Music Industry
October 14, 2021, 2:00:00 PM
The music industry is as defined by the dizzying pace of innovation as it is the opaque and convoluted business structures that have been entrenched in the industry for decades. Music professionals must keep their fingers on the pulse of cutting-edge business opportunities or risk being left behind. Managers, artists and other industry insiders have more options than ever to share, discover and debate industry news, trends and best practices. This panel will dig into the new wave of companies and leaders who are working to bridge the “information imbalance” in the music industry via Discord communities, newsletters and other new platforms and how they are helping to democratize the power structures in music today.