Scott Sellwood was the senior vice president and senior counsel at RightsFlow, a leading licensing and royalty service provider, recently acquired by Google. He oversaw RightsFlow's business and legal affairs with a focus on developing clients' licensing strategies related to the exploitation of music content. He's worked with clients at every level, including online music services such as YouTube and Rhapsody, digital distributor partners CD Baby, INgrooves, and The Orchard, and record labels such as X5 Music Group and Next Plateau Entertainment for their streaming, karaoke, background music, digital jukebox, synchronization, UGC, and new media needs. Sellwood is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities on topics ranging from publishing and rights management to copyright monetization. He currently works as the strategic partner development manager at YouTube, and formerly served as co-chair of the American Association of Independent Music Licensing and Publishing Committee. Sellwood is not only a proven music business executive, attorney, and strategist, but also an accomplished artist and member of the bands Drunken Barn Dance and critically acclaimed Saturday Looks Good to Me.
About Alex Holz
Alex Holz (Product Specialist, YouTube) is an artist-minded music business expert focused on synchronization, monetizing music, mechanical rights, and non-traditional licensing.
Prior to Google's acquisition of RightsFlow, Alex Holz served RightsFlow's clients as Vice-President of Artist and Community Relations, spearheading implementation and customer adoption of Limelight (www.songclearance.com), RightsFlow's critically acclaimed online cover song clearance utility, and directing client licensing needs across mechanical, synchronization, and custom licensing. He has worked with brands such as Jaguar, Nickelodeon / TV Land, and Songify among others in licensing a range of major label recordings (The Rolling Stones, The Kinks) and independent artists alike (Young MC, Dim Dim, 120 Days).
Alex's articles about licensing and music monetization have been syndicated via Music Think Tank, Hypebot, and ASCAP among others. He holds a Master's in Music Business from New York University, and is a frequent guest lecturer at NYU and Hunter College and conference panelist.