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Mr. David Hughes

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BusinessMediaEcommerceDigital MediaBusiness StrategyNew MediaStrategic PlanningDigital StrategyContent ManagementEntertainmentPolicyStrategy DevelopmentMusicIntellectual PropertyLicensingDigital Distribution

CTO at RIAA I Media Technology Strategist | Digital Media Distribution Specialist | Digital Policy Formulator

Washington D.C. Metro AreaEntertainment
Current
  • Chief Technology Officer @ Recording Industry Association of America

Summary

A seasoned media executive, technology strategist and digital policy formulator with expansive knowledge of both the technical and business aspects of digital media distribution.
A few key accomplishments include:

✔ Established and ran the first digital delivery department for a major music company.
✔ Managed department with global responsibly for digital operations and policy.
✔ Contributed to numerous format specifications and industry standards.
✔ Accomplished consensus builder within the entertainment industry and across industries.
✔ Popular speaker and panelist at venues including NYU, Harvard Business School, Digital Hollywood, Music Biz, and the Internet Governance Forum. Topics include: Emerging Technologies, New Distribution Models, and Copyright and Innovation on the Internet
✔ Board Member of the National Recording Preservation Board of the Library of Congress
✔ Fifteen years international experience including MBA from a top Japanese university.
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Specialties:
Digital Media Technology Strategist ● Music Industry ● Digital Strategy● Digital Media● Digital Media Distribution ● Digital Policy ● Music Industry Policy ● Music Copyright ● Anti-Piracy ● Copy Protection ● Digital Asset Management ● Digital Audio ● Emerging Digital Technology

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