Berman currently serves as Senior Advisor to NetEase Cloud Music. He brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the music and entertainment industry. In addition, Berman previously served as Vice President for Warner Communications where he was responsible for representing the company’s record labels. He went on to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA. From there he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI). He was appointed Special Counsel for Trade to President Clinton and was instrumental in the passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which introduced major changes to the US Copyright Act.
Shecter is a nationally recognized M&A lawyer in the New York and Philadelphia offices of Holland Knight, a large international law firm. He also regularly advises boards of directors on corporate governance and board oversight responsibilities. In addition, he has often been a board member for both public and private companies, including serving for several years as Chairman of the Board of Harris Interactive (NASDAQ), a leading digital market research firm which was acquired by Nielsen Group in 2014 and is on the advisory board of several venture capital and private equity funds.
Hurst is the co-founder and CEO of Exactuals, a payments software company facilitating paperless transmission of data and funds in the entertainment industry. Exactuals is a SaaS company modernizing the way the entertainment industry makes payments, including residuals, royalties, marketplace payments, and similarly complex transactions. Prior to founding Exactuals, Hurst led sales teams at Fortune 500 companies, including Oracle and Sprint Nextel, and gained experience building distributed organizations across the U.S. and India. Hurst is a graduate of the Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
President and Chief Legal Officer of Relativity Media, LLC since November 11, 2015. Served as the Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly, Clear Channel Communications, Inc.), a subsidiary of CC Media Holdings, Inc., from February 2004 until January 8, 2010. Served as the Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President of Serengeti Law (formerly, Legal Systems Holding Company).
Head of Music Product at EXACTUALS LLC since June 28, 2017. Prior to joining Exactuals (which was acquired by City National Bank in 2018), McMurtry served as an Information Systems &Technology mentor at Apple Inc., managed the classical music record label Refinersfire, and most recently, founded Dart Music Inc. Dart Music was acquired by Exactuals in 2018.
Senior Corporate Development Executive offering broad technology industry experience. Mr. Lubin was most recently Vice President, Corporate Development & Managing Director of Zoomworks Ventures. His past positions include being COO for IMRSV, INC. (acquired by KAIROS AR, INC). prior to IMRSV, Steve was CEO, Co-Founder & Board Director of MEDIAGUIDE, INC. an ASCAP owned entity that was acquired by Clear Channel (Iheartmedia), his tenure at Mediaguide was preceded by a long stint at ASCAP the world's largest non-profit performance rights organization with 640,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers as Vice President, ASCAP Enterprises LLC.
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