Tony Ward is a seasoned music and entertainment industry executive with over 20 years experience working and living in the US, Asia, and UK and has a truly international perspective. His areas of expertise include conference planning, execution and program curation, marketing and product management, talent liaison and artist relations, sourcing and appearance negotiation, artist management, live concert booking and event production, digital distribution and music licensing. Previously based in Hong Kong for 5 years and now recently relocated to New York, Tony has deep music and entertainment industry experience and connections throughout Asia, Australia, the US and UK. Since 2010, he has also served as Program Director for Music Matters, Asia's premiere music industry conference held annually in Singapore and also works with Canadian Music Week. He has previously held various executive marketing positions at Sony Music, Sony BMG, BMG, Arista Records, Sanctuary Management and EMI Records and also worked at Virgin Records in London.
CONTENT LICENSING SPECIALIST FOR ASIA PACIFIC
June Zahn is a music licensing and digital content expert based in Taiwan with well-established contacts with publishers, collection societies, and labels throughout Asia Pacific. She is especially active in Mandarin Chinese speaking markets. June was the Conference Team Director of the Golden Melody Awards & Festival 2014-15 (Chinese & Taiwanese equivalent to the Grammys), Director of Digital Business Development at Gold Typhoon Group/EMI Taiwan, VP at Profita Publishing (See Music Group), and Senior Manager of License Administration Department at Rock Mobile Corp.