KEYNOTER & SPEAKERS

2018 KEYNOTER

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt

Musician/Producer, Bandleader, Actor, Activist, Label Owner, Educator and Broadcaster.

2018 SPEAKERS

Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee

Program Director

Making Vinyl

Michael Kurtz

Michael Kurtz

Co-Founder

Record Store Day

Bryan Ekus

Bryan Ekus

President

Making Vinyl/Colonial Purchasing Co-op

Gerhard Blum

Gerhard Blum

Senior Vice President

Sony Music International

Steve Sheldon

Steve Sheldon

President

Rainbo Records

Chad Kassem

Chad Kassem

CEO

Acoustic Sounds/Quality Record Pressing

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

President

Stoughton Printing

Billy Fields

Billy Fields

VP, Sales, Account Management

WEA

Craig Braun

Craig Braun

Media Packaging Veteran

Making Vinyl Awards Host

David Hughes

David Hughes

Chief Technology Officer

RIAA

Mason Williams

Mason Williams

A&R for Craft Recordings

Concord Music

Connie Comeau

Connie Comeau

Chief Operating Officer

The ADS Group

Matt Fiedler

Matt Fiedler

CEO/Co-Founder

Vinyl Me, Please

Marcus Cohen

Marcus Cohen

Sr. Vice President

RIAA

Jessa Zapor-Gray

Jessa Zapor-Gray

VP, Marketing

Intervention Records

Josh Bizar

Josh Bizar

Vice President

Music Direct

Clint Holley

Clint Holley

Owner

Well Made Music

David Gorman

David Gorman

Co-Founder

1021 Creative

Cameron Schaefer

Cameron Schaefer

Head of Music & Brand

Vinyl Me, Please

Dan Melnick

Dan Melnick

President

Reverb LP

Dustin Blocker

Dustin Blocker

Chief Creative Officer

Hand Drawn Pressing

Jennifer Freund

Jennifer Freund

CEO

Dorado Packaging

Harm Theunisse 

Harm Theunisse 

Co-Owner

Symcon B.V.

Sean Mosher-Smith

Sean Mosher-Smith

Principal

Echosmith Lab

Lisa Hresko

Lisa Hresko

Associate Member Relations Manager

A2IM

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

PR, Strategic Partnerships Lead

Discogs

Justin Crowther

Justin Crowther

Owner

Burlington Record Plant, Inc.

Kamran V

Kamran V

Founder

Cykik

Matt Earley

Matt Earley

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Gotta Groove Records

Matt Block

Matt Block

Founder

Run Out Groove

Michael Fremer

Michael Fremer

Editor

Analog Planet

Mitch Anderson

Mitch Anderson

Radio Disc Jockey

Black Circle Radio

Nina Palmer

Nina Palmer

National Sales Director

Ross-Ellis

Bruce Ogilvie

Bruce Ogilvie

Chairman

Alliance Entertainment

Ryan Lewis

Ryan Lewis

President

Kyndercore Vinyl

Sarah Robertson

Sarah Robertson

Founder/Chief Executive Officer

A to Z Media, Inc.

Carrie Colliton

Carrie Colliton

Co-Founder

Record Store Day

David Hill

David Hill

Industry Veteran/President

Tapematic UK

Matt Sawin

Matt Sawin

Executive Vice President

Caroline Distribution

Eric Astor

Eric Astor

Chief

Furnace Record Pressing

Per-Olof Ragnerius

Per-Olof Ragnerius

Co-owner

Pheenix Alpha

Ryan Kerr

Ryan Kerr

Director of Marketing and Strategy

Record Store Day Canada

Ali Miller

Ali Miller

Vice President

Furnace Record Pressing

Zane Howard

Zane Howard

CEO & Co-Founder

Second Line Vinyl

Chris Muratore

Chris Muratore

Chief Business Development Officer, Co-Founder

Border City Media

Jay Millar

Jay Millar

Sundazed Music

Karen Emanuel

Karen Emanuel

Owner

Key Production

Tony Van Veen

Tony Van Veen

CEO

AVL Digital Group | CD Baby | Disc Makers

Sean Rutkowski

Sean Rutkowski

General Manager

Independent Record Pressing

Jeff Truhn

Jeff Truhn

Operations Manager and Co-founder

Cascade Record Pressing

Chris Mara

Chris Mara

Owner

Welcome To 1979 Studios / Mara Machines

Joe Helfrich

Joe Helfrich

President

RPA,Inc.

Yash Bedi

Yash Bedi

Sales Manager

VDC Group

Jeff Powell

Jeff Powell

Owner

Take Out Vinyl

Scott Hull

Scott Hull

Chief Engineer

Masterdisk

Bill Carbone

Bill Carbone

Director of Education and Partnerships

Rock and Roll Forever Foundation / TeachRock.org

Rob Maushund

Rob Maushund

Production Planner

Stoughton Printing

Alexis Castiel

Alexis Castiel

CEO & Co-Founder

Diggers Factory

Caren Kelleher

Caren Kelleher

Founder & President

Gold Rush Vinyl

Sam Pennachio

Sam Pennachio

Founder

Vinyl Junkies

Bryan Burkert

Bryan Burkert

Owner

Sound Garden Record Store

Maribeth Poalson

Maribeth Poalson

Sales Representative

Bertelsmann/Coral Graphics

Lori Hines

Lori Hines

Partner and CFO Consultant

Welcome to 1979 Industries

Gator Russo

Gator Russo

Director of Operations

Gold Rush Vinyl

Patrick McCarthy

Patrick McCarthy

Reissue Producer

Light In The Attic Records

Dorin Sauerbier

Dorin Sauerbier

Plating Supervisor

Record Technology Inc.

Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Owner & COO

Viryl Technologies

Nicholas Braun

Nicholas Braun

R&B Vocalist and Producer

Independant Artist

Deyo Braun

Deyo Braun

R&B Vocalist and Producer

Independant Artist

Clayton Lebouf

Clayton Lebouf

Producer, Actor & Playwright

Independant Artist