President | Music Business Association
James Donio is President of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), the U.S. trade organization focused on building the future of music commerce. Since becoming President in 2004, Donio has evolved the organization from being primarily physical retail-centric to a diverse and inclusive community representing the breadth of today’s business. He has also revitalized Music Biz’s annual convention, making it the definitive gathering for about 2,000 executives engaged in the business of music in the United States.
Donio is a go-to industry commentator who has discussed major stories with Entertainment Weekly, FOX Business Network, the Financial Times, and more. He previously spoke at Digital Music Forum East, the Jazz Connect Conference, the Americana Music Festival & Conference, TM Forum’s Management World Americas, MediaTech’s Future of Packaged Media, and more. He is an Adjunct Professor at Monmouth University.