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Neeta Ragoowansi

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Legal Affairs,
NPREX National Performing Rights Exchange
Washington, DC, USA
Neeta Ragoowansi is Co-Founder and Senior Vice-President, Business Development & Legal Affairs for USA based company, NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange) - the first-ever online platform for direct licensing of performance, mechanical and sync rights between music copyright owners and music users (e.g. radio, TV, streaming services, etc.). Neeta has been an entertainment attorney and music business professional for over 25 years and was head of artist-label relations/legal counsel for US digital performance rights organization, SoundExchange; President of Women in Music; VP of Biz Dev/Legal for Tunesat; and Asst. General Counsel for The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and National Symphony Orchestra. She is also a consultant to the finance/investment sector re: licensing/rights management and music industry issues, and strategic advisor, business development resource and legal counsel to entertainment and tech industry clients. Neeta serves on the boards of Women in Music, the American Bar Association’s Forum on Entertainment & Sports Law, and the advisory board of indie.ninja; is a former board governor of The Recording Academy (NY chap.); has served as panelist/speaker at over 200 music industry conferences re: legal and copyright topics, as well as women’s leadership and empowerment.; has a B.A. from Emory University and J.D. from American University, and is an actively performing musician and award winning songwriter.
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