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Steven Marks

Founder and CEO
Steven Marks is the Founder and CEO of RoadNation, a new platform for artists and fans to create tours together. Artist benefits include optimized tour planning through real-time market demand; revenue opportunities beyond tickets to provide upfront capital to tour; connection to a bigger fan base and geographical footprint; and data to optimize marketing and connection to fans.  Fans get an exciting, organic experience with artists; access to exclusive content and experiences; and connections with other fans.  RoadNation conducted a successful market test and is poised to launch in Spring 2019.

Prior to joining RoadNation, Marks served as Chief, Digital Business and General Counsel for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).  Marks helped to set the stage for the music streaming marketplace by leading industry efforts for new performance rights, creating new rate structures guiding the industry today, and improving licensing practices.  Marks was a founder and Board Member of SoundExchange.  Marks regularly guest lectures at Duke Law School and was chosen by Inside Counsel magazine as one of the Top 50 General Counsels in the United States.