Panos Panay: Open Music Initiative & Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship
"I don’t think there is another art form that captures how we feel, relate, emote, engage, learn, [and] transmit information than music." - Panos A. Panay
Panos A. Panay Bio
Panos A. Panay is the vice president for innovation and strategy, leads strategic initiatives at Berklee College of Music and also serves as the founding managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). For BerkleeICE, he spearheaded the founding of the Open Music Initiative, which brings together over 250 leading music, media, and technology industry organizations, and academic institutions to create an open protocol for uniform identification of rights owners across the music industry.
Prior to Berklee, Panay was founder and CEO of Sonicbids, where he created the leading online platform for matching bands with music promoters, resulting in over 1 million new artist shows around the globe over a 13-year span. Earlier in his career, he was an international talent agent for artists such as Chick Corea and Pat Metheny.
His awards include Fast Company's Fast 50, Inc Magazine's Inc 500, and Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40, and he's a Mass Hi-Tech All Star. He was named one of the Boston Globe’s Game Changers in 2017 and is a frequent speaker at global events such as the World Economic Forum at Davos, South by Southwest, Web Summit, and countless others.
More on Panos & OMI
Panos Email: email@example.com
3:15 - Panos' Background
3:55 - Open Music Initiative Overview
5:50 - The complicated process of music creation & rights ownership
8:20 - OMI's mission & vision
10:00 - Future of music production & consumption in light of technological developments
11:30 - Music Collaboration & Changes in Writing Music
13:30 - Changing Business Models & Monetization Strategies in Music
16:00 - What is the next massive technological development in Music that will change consumption beyond streaming
17:15 - Siri sucks! Voice Activated Interfaces
18:45 - What role might music play in cultural communication, recognition, and understanding?
21:35 - Artists responsibility beyond entertainment
22:30 - Democratization of Music Production
25:00 - Learning about people and culture through music
26:50 - Polarization & Role of Music
29:00 - Language & Music
31:00 - Where to Connect more with Panos