CMJ Music Marathon 2013 Panelists Announced

By on October 1, 2013


CMJ Music Marathon 2013, headquartered at New York University’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, announces its 2013 panelists for the daytime conference to take place October 15-19. These indie provocateurs, brand mavens, and new media entrepreneurs from around the globe will convene for five days to engage in one of the year’s most anticipated music, media, and technology think tanks.


Please visit for full panel descriptions.   Among the 2013 panelists are:


Fletcher Richman CEO, Musik Fly

Matthew Perpetua Editor, Buzzfeed Music

Michael Bebel Head of Global Music Initiatives, Nokia

Bill Campbell Senior Vice President Global Digital Business, UMG

Kevin Godley CEO, WholeWorldBand

Steve Knill EVP, Music & Entertainment, GMR Marketing

Jonathan Azu  Executive Vice President & General Manager, Red Light Management

Ron Faris Head of Brand Marketing, Virgin Mobile USA

Jules Ferree Digital & New Business, UMG Island Def Jam

Heather Moosnick Head of Music Label Partnerships , YouTube

Benny Blanco GRAMMY nominated Producer, Songwriter

Tommy Page VP Artist and Brand Partnerships, Pandora Radio

Bill Werde Editorial Director, Billboard

Eric Davich Co-Founder Chief Content Officer, Songza

Alex Kisch SVP of Business Development and Business Affairs, VEVO

Michael Petricone Sr. VP of Government Affairs, Consumer Electronics Association

Stephen Colvin Executive In Residence, Lerer Ventures

Just Blaze (Justin Smith) GRAMMY Award winning Producer, Composer, Stadium Red

Donnie Dinch Founder, WillCall


For a full list of CMJ 2013 panelists announced so far, click here.

Other event highlights include the Entertainment Business Law Seminar featuring Keynote Speaker, David Israelite, President and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association. Presented by CMJ and the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the seminar is held Friday October 18.


The College Radio Mixer on October 15, is a must-attend networking party for all college station personnel. Refreshments and music will be presented courtesy of the New Zealand Music Commission to get attendees all dialed in for College Day (October 17),the for-college-radio, by-college-radio program at CMJ 2013. College Day celebrates college radio’s continued influence on independent music, with a focus on providing attendees the opportunity to network with and be mentored by a multitude of industry movers and shakers. And new this year, Serenity Now: Rock and Roll Your Soul Yoga is open for early birds who want to be guided by a top instructor in catching some zen.



All CMJ Music Marathon events are subject to change.


About CMJ Music Marathon:

CMJ Music Marathon is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. For five nonstop days and nights, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of New York City’s greatest venues. CMJ also presents over 100 informative conference events with renowned speakers, an Entertainment Business Law Seminar and College Day, programmed especially for college and non-commercial radio programmers. For more information, please visit


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.