Russell Simmons and Music Industry Representatives Join REVOLT Music Conference
Andre Harrell revealed initial slate of panelists from music industry: L.A. Reid, Julie Greenwald, Guy Oseary, Rodney Jerkins, Dallas Austin, Jon Platt, Jody Gerson and Rob Stone
NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs joined his long-time mentor and newly appointed REVOLT Vice Chairman Andre Harrell, to announce that Russell Simmons will deliver one of several keynotes speeches at the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference slated for October in Miami. The Conference will combine education and entertainment over the course of two and a half days for 500 industry executives and students, as well as a remote audience through REVOLT's new iOS and iPhone app.
"As a platform for artists and music fans, it is our responsibility to stay ahead of the trends and bring together power players to shape the industry into one that makes music a cultural bridge and plans for disruption," stated REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs. "There is no better person – more knowledgeable, connected and in-tune with culture – than Andre Harrell who is bringing together these leading players in the music industry for the REVOLT Music Conference."
In addition to keynote speaker Russell Simmons, CEO of All Def Digital and co-founder of Def Jam, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2014, Andre Harrell revealed additional industry representatives joining as panelists:
L.A. Reid, Chairman and CEO, Epic Records
Julie Greenwald, Group Chairman/COO, Atlantic Records
Guy Oseary, Partner, Untitled Entertainment and Manager
Rodney Jerkins, Songwriter, Producer, and Musician
Dallas Austin, Songwriter, Producer, and Musician
Jon Platt, President at Warner/ Chappell Music
Jody Gerson, Co-president at Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Rob Stone, Co-founder, The Fader
For more information about the music conference: http://www.revoltmusicconference.com/
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