Keynote speakers to date include Bruce Livingstone, founder and CEO of iStockphoto, Jim Caparro
of Creative Partners, and Michael Liefer of Swirl and author of Social Currency.
In a twist, Polygram Group Distribution chief Jim Caparro
has been tapped to run the third consolidation: Mercury and Island Records labels in a two-label grouping.
Polygram Group Distribution CEO Jim Caparro
has built an envied operation and insiders suggest he'll have a role in the new conglom.
Since launching our first product together in 2002, Atari has worked closely with FUNimation to extend the Dragon Ball brand into the interactive market and with more than 7 million units sold to date, it's clear that the momentum of the Dragon Ball phenomenon shows no signs of abating," said Jim Caparro
, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atari.
Nasdaq: ATAR), a leader in interactive entertainment, has appointed entertainment industry veteran James Caparro
President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, it was announced today by Bruno Bonnell, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the Company.
Participants will include industry executives Pete Jones, president and chief executive officer, BMG Distribution; Jim Urie, president, Universal Music and Video Distribution; Jim Caparro
, chief executive officer, WEA; Danny Yarbrough, chairman, Sony Music Distribution; and Phil Quartararo, executive vice president, EMI Recorded Music, North America.
Expanding further into the rock marketplace, The Island Def Jam Music Group has inked a joint venture agreement with pioneering label Roadrunner Records, it was announced today by Jim Caparro
, Chairman of Island Def Jam, Lyor Cohen, President of Island Def Jam, and Cees Wessels, Chairman and founder of Roadrunner.
In addition to Kelly Price, Tony Martell and Denise Rich, CEO of Island Def Jam Records, Jim Caparro
, President of Island Def Jam Records, Lyor Cohen and President of Def Jam/Def Soul Records, Kevin Liles will participate in the presentation.
Regarding STREETLABS, Jim Caparro
, Chairman, The Island Def Jam Music Group, comments: "STREETLABS is reflective of the label's philosophy to utilize new technology to its fullest extent.
Said Jim Caparro
, Chairman, The Island Def Jam Music Group: "The opening of Def Jam Germany is representative of Def Jam's aggressive efforts to expand urban culture around the world.
This year's keynote speaker will be Jim Caparro
, chairman/CEO of Island/Def Jam Records.
, chairman and chief executive officer of the Island Def Jam Music Group, will give the keynote address, following Sir George Martin and Atlantic Records Chairman Ahmet Ertegun, who preceded in the first two years of the EAT'M Conference.