30 Mar 2008

Scott Cohen

Scott came into the ACM to give the business students a talk on digital music distribution and his thoughts on the future of music consumption and new business models.

Scott Cohen is one of the leading experts in digital distribution and new media. Scott co-founded The Orchard in 1997 with legendary Producer/ Songwriter and co-founder of Sire Records, Richard GottehrerThe Orchard is a leading digital distributor of music with offices in 28 countries, representing over 2,500 labels from more than 75 countries covering every genre of music with a catalogue of more than 1 million songs and 3,000 hours + of video programming through hundreds of digital stores (including iTunes, eMusic, Google, Netflix) and mobile carriers such as Verizon, Vodafone, Bell Canada, Moderati and 3.

Scott began his career in the music business in the late 80’s as an artist manager of both independent and Major Label artists. In addition to his responsibilities at The Orchard, Scott also manages Danish act The Raveonettes and is Visiting Professor at the London Metropolitan University.

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