Over recent years there have been seismic changes in major label-land. Who is left, who is on top and who is doing business? What is the current state of major labels and what goes on inside their respective four walls? This panel will give you up-to-the minute information on all things Major Label.
David Boxenbaum is a Founder and GM/COO of A&M/Octone Records. Founded in 2000, the label is home to platinum artists: Maroon 5, Flyleaf and Hollywood Undead, as well as several developing artists. David oversees the day-to-day business of the label, including marketing, sales, distribution, international, legal, finance and business development. | | David has a BA from The Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Michael Iurato is in a relationship with music in many ways, he is a fan of many bands, a music lover of many genres and is a conduit for this passion. He loves to discover and develop new acts, he loves to call In De Goot Entertainment his home. He himself was a guitar player in a band for 7 years. He started an indie label his second semester in College (did everything in-house) and released over 30 CD's ; 4 of which were for his own band. He... Read More →
Phil Wild is a veteran Business Affairs attorney in the music business. After starting his legal career at Proskauer Rose, a major New York law firm, he went on to run the Business Affairs Department at Arista Records working with music legend Clive Davis. He left Arista in 1995 to head the Business Affairs Department at Atlantic Records. This was followed by a stint at the independent label Wind-up, home to Creed, Evanescence and Seether... Read More →
David's career in the music business ranges from management of seminal independent bands to starting influential independent labels while also performing A&R duties at major labels. David has spent the last 4 years at RCA Records and works with a diverse range of artists including Walk The Moon, The Strokes, Dave Matthews Band and others.