Tom Deakin (GB)
Director, Global Member Services at Merlin. Based in Merlin’s London office, Tom Deakin joined Merlin from eMusic in late 2008, and has played an important role in the growth and success of the organisation ever since. Heading the Global Member Services division, Tom oversees Merlin’s interaction with the growing global membership, ensuring effective communication with its members, the services Merlin licenses and the Merlin team. With almost a decade under his belt at Merlin, Tom has a deep knowledge of the digital music market and a great understanding of the needs and requirements of the independent sector, both at a regional and global level.