CONSULTING AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT highlights
As a result of his pioneering work in the development of crowdfunding and other innovations in marketing, Brian is often engaged as a consultant, and regularly invited as a guest speaker to a variety of industry conferences, businesses and universities worldwide.
George Mason University’s Center For The Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) conference. Featured speaker- Common Ground: How Intellectual Property Unites Creators and Innovators, 2014.
Cambridge University, Judge School of Business, Cambridge, England - Featured Presentation on the ArtistShare business model at CBIG conference, 2010.
University of Massachusetts, Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association- MEISA Keynote Speaker, 2009.
ASCAP Expo Industry Mentor & Featured Panelist, ASCAP EXPO Conferences 2008, 2009 & 2010.
Midem Conference, Cannes, France – Featured Speaker and Panelist, 2007.
The Future of Music Coalition, Featured Speaker and Panelist. Fellow panelists included Jerry Harrison from Talking Heads, songwriter Joe Henry, and singer Melissa Ferrick. Washington, D.C. 2005, Montreal, 2006 and New York City, 2008.
The Recording Academy® Pacific Northwest Chapter- Speaker & Panelist, MusiTech Summit, 2007.
Grammy in the Schools. - Featured Speaker & Panelist. Fellow panelists included R&B singer Chris Brown and Manager Michael Hausman (Aimee Mann, Marc Cohn), and Francesca Spero (Senior VP of Bad Boy records), 2005-2007.
University of South Florida, Tampa. Guest Speaker & Panelist- International Jazz Composers Symposium, 2007.
Jazz Improv Convention. Panelist - New Music Business Models. New York City, 2007.
International Association of Jazz Educators conference, panelist - New Business Models in the Music Industry, New York City, 2005 & 2006.