RAIN 8/9: Meet more of the experts set to appear at RAIN Summit Chicago
TODAY’S ADDITIONS INCLUDE LEGAL, PROGRAMMING, MOBILE EXPERTSToday we continue introducing you to the some of the experts set to speak at the upcoming RAIN Summit Chicago.
The Summit is the first in RAIN’s hometown and takes place September 13. It immediately precedes the NAB/RAB Radio Show. More information and links to register can be found here.
Joining us at the conference will be Colin Rushing, SoundExchange’s newly-appointed General Counsel (RAIN coverage here). Rushing will discuss Internet radio legal issue on our “Talk to My Lawyer” panel.
The Summit will also feature a discussion on Net radio programming. That panel will include William Sanchez, Fox News Radio’s Director & Executive Producer of Web Operations.
Finally, MoFuse CEO Annette Tonti will join the “Online Tools That Drive Offline Listening” panel to discuss how stations are using social media, mobile apps, video and streaming to build their broadcast audience.
RAIN Summit Chicago is sponsored by many great companies, including Livio Radio. Thanks for your support!
You can find out more about RAIN Summit Chicago — and register to attend — right here. Stay tuned as we’ll announce more speaker additions over the coming weeks.
TRITON DIGITAL ADDS NEW INTERNATIONAL CLIENTSTriton Digital announced that it has secured deals with a number of new international clients, including Canada’s CBC, RTL Berlin, Sky Radio Group in the Netherlands, MVS in Mexico, and six media outlets in the United Arab Emirates alone.
Triton Digital provides digital services to traditional and online radio, television, and print. Including these new clients, Triton Digital now does business in more than 30 countries on four continents.
VC FIRM KNOWN FOR GOOGLE, FACEBOOK INVESTMENT BACKS LIVIO RADIOWestern Technology Investment (WTI), a venture debt firm known for big-name clients like Google and Facebook, has invested in Livio Radio. Livio manufactures and develops in-car Internet radio products and services.
“We are committed to helping them [Livio Radio] succeed with their pursuit of getting Internet radio applications into vehicles,” said WTI partner Maurice Werdegar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Find more information from Livio Radio’s press release here.
Last week Livio announced it had signed Angel Street Capital as an investment partner (RAIN coverage here).
PANDORA PROMOTES KRITZMAN TO SVP OF AD SALESPandora today announced the appointment of Steven Kritzman as Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales. Kritzman has been with Pandora since 2009, previously serving as Director of Sales for the New York and mid-Atlantic region.
Prior to working with Pandora, Kritzman spent more than 10 years at Clear Channel. Find out more from Pandora’s press release here.
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