Lyor Cohen To Speak At MIDEM
January 8, 2014 at 3:59 AM (PT)
Veteran music industry executive LYOR COHEN will address the MIDEM show in CANNES, FRANCE on FEB. 2nd. The DEF JAM RECORDS Co-Founder and WARNER MUSIC GROUP CEO will no doubt discuss his new company, 300, as well as provide insight into the strategies he believes will deliver "the next generation of cutting-edge talent to consumers in an increasingly digital environment."
Backed by lead investor GOOGLE and other investment funds, COHEN's new venture sets out to create an innovative artist development structure with greater flexibility and lower overheads to challenge the majors.
“LYOR COHEN has been one of the most influential industry players over the past decades, and he is now embarking on an exciting new venture which promises to push the envelope in terms of artist development and distribution,” said MIDEM Dir. BRUNO CROLOT. “We are thrilled he has chosen MIDEM as a platform to give the music industry a first look at his vision.”
COHEN will be interviewed by NEW MUSIC SEMINAR Exec. Dir and TOMMY BOY CEO TOM SILVERMAN on FEB. 2nd at 4p.