MUSIC / GAMES / TV & VIDEO / RIGHTSTECH: SEPT 25-27, 2017

Scott Berenson

Director, Rights Management, SoundExchange

Scott Berenson

Director, Rights Management, SoundExchange

Biography

Scott brings more than 15 years’ experience in various sectors of the music business to SoundExchange. As Director of Rights Management, he heads up an initiative to ensure the rightful copyright owner is credited and compensated for their recordings.  Through the claims program, copyright owners can claim poorly reported tracks, or dispute ownership if the track is paid to the incorrect master owner.

Prior to SoundExchange, Scott was Senior Manager, Copyright Administration at EMI Music Publishing, where he was responsible for the registration of compositions with performing rights societies around the world as well as with the Library of Congress.  He also coordinated with international EMI offices and other music publishers in order to resolve writer split disputes.

Previous to that, he served as booking agent at The Brad Simon Organization, Inc., an artist and production agency in music and entertainment. Scott also held positions in concert production, tour management and operations management at organizations such as The Mayo Center for the Performing Arts and the PNC Bank Arts Center.

Scott holds a master’s from New York University and bachelor’s degree from University of Hartford.

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