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Derrick Fung

Founder & CEO,
Tunezy - Social E-Commerce Platform for Music
Toronto, ON, Canada
@fungmoney
Derrick Fung is a technology entrepreneur, music enthusiast and former capital markets professional. Derrick graduated from the University of Toronto where he earned a BBA (High Distinction / Summa Cum Laude) and was awarded the Gordon Cressy Leadership Award for outstanding extra-curricular involvement. In January 2014, Derrick was awarded the Top 30 Under 30 for Music by Forbes Magazine for his influence in the music industry. Other recipients include Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga and Avicii.

He is the CEO and founder of a music start-up called Tunezy which was the winner of Billboard's Innovator's Showcase in San Francisco in November 2012. Tunezy has been featured in TechCrunch, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Music and more. Tunezy was acquired by SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ: SFXE) in November 2013. SFX Entertainment is the largest promoter of electronic music culture and owns large festivals including Tomorrowland, Electric Zoo, Sensation and more.

Prior to Tunezy, Derrick worked in Institutional Equity Derivative Sales at CIBC World Markets and was previously also a Foreign Exchange trader. Derrick has also worked at large multi-national corporations including Merrill Lynch (Sales & Trading), BNP Paribas (Derivative Sales) and Microsoft (B2B marketing). Derrick also spent time working at the Clinton Foundation, a not-for-profit founded by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, where he helped plan the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City.