Founder & Managing Director, Mondo.NYC
Robert K. “Bobby” Haber is a founding principal and Managing Director of Mondo.NYC. New York’s annual music, arts & technology conference & showcase festival.
Founded in 2016, Mondo is the next generation new music summit and festival, uniting thousands of artists, music business professionals, tech innovators and music fans to celebrate the greatest in emerging music and tech. Mondo 2021 will be held October 12-15.
Prior to Mondo, Bobby conceived and launched CMJ and was its CEO until its sale in 2012, and is widely recognized as a pioneer, visionary and one of the preeminent executives in the contemporary music world, identifying emerging artists and introducing them to worldwide audiences.
In addition to his business endeavors, Bobby is actively involved in multiple academic pursuits. He has served as an Executive-in-Residence and Mentor at New York University, and lectured at Princeton University, UCLA, UCSD, Loyola College, Brandeis University and the State Universities of New York/Stony Brook and Albany. He has appeared as a speaker at dozens of music business seminars including SXSW, Billboard, the New Music Seminar and the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System conference.
Bobby is regularly sought and interviewed by periodicals, radio, television and digital outlets for his input on music, media, and cultural and technological subjects including CNN, CBS, ABC, MTV, NPR, The New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Time Magazine, USA Today, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Variety and Billboard.