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Monday, May 6 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The Power of Voice

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Voice technology is no longer the future, but the present. Smart speakers continue to penetrate the home while the voice technology powering them finds its way into other areas of our lives. Join us as we hear from market leaders and experts as they discuss how voice is shaping consumer behavior and, specifically, music consumption. Find out how the voice technology will impact the future, and how you can tap into the power of voice.

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Ben Brown

VP of Digital Revenue, Sony Music Entertainment/Provident
Ben Brown is the VP of Digital Revenue for Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. After nearly 15 years with Provident, Brown has served in a variety of digital roles involving sales, streaming, and business development. He has led many different voice initiatives... Read More →

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Charles Berg

UX Design Lead, Google/Nest
Charles Berg is a UX design lead on the Google Home family of products. In this role, he focuses on developing smart speaker experiences that delight and engage users. Prior to Google, Berg was a UX design lead at Skype, where he launched the first iteration of mobile group calli... Read More →
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Lars Murray

Strategist/Marketer/Creator/Connector, PopCult/Voxally
I'm Lars Murray, a Digital Music OG working the content and tech sides of the voice and podcast worlds. You may know me from Pandora, Columbia Records, Virgin Records, Rykodisc (I said I was OG!), or from my international food posts on Instagram.Let's talk about how voice and contextual... Read More →
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Michelle Riggen-Ransom

Voice Programming Manager, Amazon Music
Michelle Riggen-Ransom is the Voice Programming Manager for Amazon Music. She joined the Amazon Music team in early 2019 to help ensure customers can hear their favorite songs and discover new music on Alexa. Prior to joining Amazon Music, Riggen-Ransom was one of the original writers... Read More →

Monday May 6, 2019 4:00pm - 4:50pm CDT
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