Keynote Interview with CEO of peermusic, Mary Megan Peer
(Interviewer: Karen Bliss) Karen Bliss will interview Mary Megan Peer, the CEO of peermusic. peermusic is the largest privately-owned music publishing company in the world, operating in 38 offices from 31 countries with over a million titles owned or administered and over 200 employees across the globe. Mary Megan has established herself as a leader in the global music industry through her Wall Street background and impressive acquisitions for peermusic. peermusic recent signings include 6x GRAMMY® award-winning apl.de.ap and Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, Jonathan Yip and Jeremy Reeves of the production group The Stereotypes and songwriter Poo Bear. peermusic also acquired the music publishing catalogue of Canadian Hall of Fame inductee, Corey Hart, as well as signed a worldwide administration deal encompassing the entire catalog of 2023 Canadian Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Loreena McKennitt. Mary Megan’s leadership has set the standard for international publishing administration, and other global music publishers have joined peermusic for sub-publishing. She has also led the expansion of peermusic’s presence in other countries such as Korea and China and became the first Western independent publishing company to directly sign Chinese writers.
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Thursday, June 8, 2023