AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

Jonathan Bender

Jonathan Bender

Primary Affiliation: SoundExchange - Washington, DC, USA

Jon Bender has served as COO for SoundExchange since 2011, following 25 years of senior operating roles in the recorded music industry. At SoundExchange, he oversees the organization’s operational strategy and day-to-day business operations. SoundExchange is the world’s largest digital performance rights organization for sound recordings; in 2015, SoundExchange will distribute over $800 million in royalties to artists, labels and creative participants.

Prior to SoundExchange, Jon headed Operations at Concord Music Group, one of the world’s leading independent label groups. While there, he oversaw the development of Concord’s digital infrastructure to distribute Concord’s numerous recording catalogs. Jon joined Concord after many years at the Universal Music Group, where he played a similar role in transitioning UMG’s operations from analog to digital. At UMG, he oversaw the development and implementation of the music industry’s first e-commerce distribution infrastructure. Prior to his work at Universal, Jon worked at EMI in London where he was involved in setting up early digital distribution models.

Session List

Oct 31: Your Credits, Your Money, the New Data Standards and DDEX —What YOU Need to Know! (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS October 30th   10am - 6pm October 31st   10am - 6pm November 1st   10am - 4pm
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