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October 15, 2013

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Google/YouTube & The Harry Fox Presents - Optimizing Royalties: Initiative Impacting Music Publishers

 Google/YouTube and The Harry Fox Agency have been diligently working on enhancements & improvements to YouTube’s rights management system for content owners.  Representatives from both companies will be teaming up for this member’s only event to present the latest developments & updates that will benefit music publishers while using their continuously evolving platform.   John Raso will discuss how HFA has been working with YouTube and publishers participating in the NMPA YouTube Licensing agreement to administrator composition assets.  He will explain the unique challenges and best practices in optimizing royalties through the YouTube video service.  Anajali Malhotra will provide an update on YouTube initiatives relevant to music publishers.


Mixer - 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Panel - 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Q&A - 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.



Anjali Malhotra
Manager, Music Content Partnerships, YouTube

John Raso
Vice President, Client Services for the Harry Fox Agency, Inc. (HFA)


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AIMP Members-Only Event

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W.O. Smith School
1125 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203


Additional Speaker Information

Anjali Malhotra joined Google in May 2010 and currently handles some of YouTube’s top music partners as one of the business development leads for music publishing initiatives. Prior to YouTube, Anjali spent 5 years at EMI Music Publishing (Director, Product & Content) in Santa Monica and NYC. She began her music career in the A&R department at Interscope Records in 2004, and holds degrees from both Stanford University and Columbia Business School.

In his role, John Raso oversees HFA’s Client Services team of agents who provide support to thousands of HFA affiliated publishers. He is also part of the team leadership that supports clients including Spotify and Google/YouTube. Prior to joining HFA, Raso was the Director, Product Management at Live Nation Artists, where he constructed artist recording deals as part of defining strategies and P&L projections for Live Nation’s “360” artist deals. Previous to his work at Live Nation, Raso spent six years as Manager, Media & Entertainment: Music Segment at BearingPoint, where he designed, developed and implemented systems and web interfaces for international music publishing and content licensing organizations including ASCAP and HFA. Raso also has over ten years’ experience at record labels, including Velvel, Atlantic, Arista, MCA, Roadrunner and SST.

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