2019 Speakers


Ty Stiklorius

Friends at Work CEO and John Legend’s manager.


Rob English

Lead the creative vision for Fortune 500 brands and creative directed for artists like Lady Gaga, John Legend and Lindsey Stirling


Allison Shaw

CEO and founder of Manic Monkee.


Mark Roach

CEO Muse Creative, project leader Auckland UNESCO City of Music, project manager Recorded Music NZ.

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Brent Hansen

His former role as the Creative President and Editor-in-Chief of MTV International made him one of the most influential people in music television globally.

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Jan Hellreigel

Jan Hellriegel has been writing, recording and performing her music for over 30 years.

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Martin Emo

NZ-based Martin Emo is an education researcher, music technology trainer, multi-instrumentalist, teacher and PHD candidate.


Lizzi Whaley

CEO of Spaceworks Design Group and head judge on TV3’s The Block

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Hamish Pinkham

Host and founder of Phoenix Summit.


Morgan Donoghue

Managing Director of InMusic and Co-Founder of Pacifica Investments

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Julia Parnell

Julia Parnell is an award-winning producer and documentary director.

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Anna Coddington

Anna is known for her powerful live performances and as a prolific, unique songwriter


Te Aroha Grace

As a descendant of Orākei, Te Aroha seeks to implement the Iwi Algorithm.

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Dominic Bowden

Entrepreneur and host of Phoenix Summit.