Ronny Krieger

Ronny Krieger (DE)

Speaker - 2019
In the past 25 years Ronny Krieger has been involved in pretty much all areas of the music business. Originally a banker at the corporate lending department, he soon followed his passion for music as an artist, dj and producer, later pr agent for press and radio and label- and artist management (Modeselektor, Moderat, Monkeytown Records, kanzleramt, 50 Weapons...). He worked in distribution (EFA Medien), at a record store and lead a download shop (VP & CPO of Beatport). There are probably about 2 dozen records and remixes he has released under various names. He is a member of the VUT board (German association of independent music companies) and has been occasionally teaching Digital Media, Social Media Marketing, International Music Business. Since 2010 he has been working as a freelance consultant and advisor for companies like FatDrop, DJBroadcast, Shutterstock, Digitally Imported, Skoove, LANDR, Native Instruments and others. As Director of Content at Native Instruments he was in charge of the Stems and Traktor Remix Set content and led the communication with retail-, distribution- and label partners. From January to June 2018 he led the Berlin based music software and hardware company MOD Devices as the CEO from startup to scaleup phase. He is currently active as a Director Business Development Europe for LANDR and Patreon. In addition to his voluntary commitment at the VUT, he has recently joined the expert committee for "Digitalisation and AI" at the German Cultural Council. He is living in Berlin, he is married and father of 2 kids. As an avid CrossFit hobby athlete and multiple times Tough Mudder finisher Ronny cares deeply about his nutrition, recovery and a healthy lifestyl
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