Advisory board

DAVID FOSTER

Legendary producer, songwriter, arranger and artist, and winner of fourteen American Grammy Awards.  David has worked with MadonnaMichael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Natalie ColeThe CorrsChicagoEarth, Wind & FireCeline DionAndrea Bocelli to name just a few. David Foster’s eye for new talent has also lead to the success of Josh GrobanRenee Olstead and Michael Bublé.  David Foster is currently working on his first Broadway show.

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DESMOND CHILD

Legendary songwriter and producer who has worked with KissBon JoviAerosmithAlice CooperCherMichael BoltonRicky Martin and Meat Loaf. Desmond’s songs have sold over 300 million records and in 2008, Desmond Child was inducted into the prestigious Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

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DAVID PAICH

Grammy winning songwriter, singer and keyboard player in Toto.  David Paich is the writer of modern classics such as ”Africa,” ”Rosanna” and ”Hold The Line.”  David Paich has also played as a session musician with artists such as Michael Jackson, Donna Summer, Rod Stewart, Lionel Richie and Eric Clapton.

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DALLAS AUSTIN

Songwriter, producer, guitar player and keyboardist. Dallas has worked with most of the major names within the world of R&B and written songs for Pink, No Doubt, MadonnaBoyz II MenTLCSugababes and Janet Jackson. Dallas Austin also work as a Head of A&R at record company, Island Def Jam.

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BILL CHAMPLIN

Grammy nominated singer, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, arranger and producer. Bill Champlin is most known for his work as the lead-singer in the American rock-band, Chicago.

Bill has also been a member of Sons Of Champlin and has also recorded several solo records that are regarded as musical milestones.

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JEAN BEAUVOIR

Singer, songwriter and a founding member of the classic punk group – The Plastmatics. Jean has written songs for KISS, Ramones, N’SYNC, The Pretenders and Nile Rogers to name a few. He has also toured with Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Van Halen and The Who. Jean Beauvoir is also an entrepreneur and the CEO of Voodoo Island Productions.

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JÖRGEN ELOFSSON

Jörgen Elofsson is a Swedish singer/songwriter who has had monumental success around the world with his music. Jörgen, a former artist under the name Shane went on to be a full time writer in 1994 and joined the classic Cheiron collective between 1997 and 2001. Since then Jörgen has been awarded for his music with two prestigious English Ivory Novello Awards and several Grammy and Emmy nominations. Jörgen’s songs have generated record sales of  over 150 million sold albums, with singles recorded by Westlife, Britney Spears, Il Divo, Celine Dion and Kelly Clarkson. His latest project with Agneta Fältskog was received as her comeback record. 

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ANDREAS CARLSSON

Music producer and songwriter who is regarded as an important  part of the Swedish music wonder as a writer of iconic pop songs such as ”I Want It That Way,” ”Bye,Bye,Bye” and ”That’s The Way It Is.” Andreas has written songs for a list of artists including Flo Rida, Bon Jovi, Katy Perry, N’SYNC, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears to name a few.  In addition to songwriting, Andreas is an author of several books and been one of the judges on Swedish IDOL and X Factor.

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MARTIN INGESTRÖM

Martin has worked in the music industry since 1989 at Air Music Scandinavia, AB Chrysalis Records Sweden (GM), MCA Music Scandinavia, AB (CEO), MCA Records, AB (A&R), Universal Music Publishing, AB (CEO/ President Nordic Region).

He is also the general for Musikförläggarnas prize and on the board of the Polar Music Prize and Singbox AB.

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PER LINDVALL

World-renowned and Grammy-winning Swedish session drummer who at the age of 21 played on ABBA’s classic record Super Trouper. Since then, Per has played with some of the greatest artist in the world such as Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Chaka Khan, Veronica Maggio, Kylie Minogue to name a few. Per Lindwall is currently on tour with Norwegian band, A-ha. 

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IRIS CHOI

A creative manager who began her career at Universal Music Group 2008, has built a musical bridge between the Korean market and the international market ever since.

She has developed strong alliances with Korean labels such as: SM Ent., CJ E&M., DSP Ent., Cube Ent., Jellyfish Ent., JYP Ent., Woollim Ent., Bighit Ent., Universal Music Korea, etc.  Iris Choi also organized “Seoul Calling 2012,” a songwriting camp with both local and international songwriters.

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ANDREAS ÖBERG

Guitarist and songwriter, Andreas is known to be one of the best jazz guitar players in the world. In recent years, he has built a name for himself as a songwriter for the Asian market; with as much as 30 number 1 hits on records on the Japanese and Korean charts.

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JACK KNIGHT

Songwriter and producer behind P Diddy, Akon Faith Evans and J.Lo mfl. Jack Knight is also an author and the founder of Jack Knight’s Songwriters Academy in New York.

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HIDE NAKAMURA

The founder and owner of Soundgraphics Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, and also one of Asia’s largest and most influential independent music publishers. He has placed songs with many multi-platinum recording artists such as Arashi, KAT-TUN, EXILE and Koda Kumi to name a few. Hide, formerly a DJ, has also penned a string of number one hits for the Asian market.

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DIRTY LOOPS

The world renowned super trio with fans such as Stevie Wonder and Adele. Dirty Loops released their debut album called Loopified with Verve/USA and toured through Europe, as well as throughout Asia with Maroon 5.

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DANNY SAUCEDO

A Swedish pop artist who got his big break through Swedish IDOL in 2006. Since then, Danny has been a solo artist, is one of the three members of SProducer, a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist for Swedish supergroup EMD. Danny has participated several times in the Swedish Eurovision contest.

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ERIK LIDBOM

Producer, songwriter and multi-instrumenatalist. Erik is regarded as the most acclaimed western producer in the Asian market with over 45 number one hits. Erik has produced and written for bands and artists such as Arashi, EXILE, Namie Amuro, Kumi Koda and BoA.

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TOMMY DENANDER

Swedish guitar player, producer and global session musician, Tommy has played with everybody from Toto to Paul Stanley. He is also a popular lecturer hosting clinics with his signature VGS guitar.

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LENA LOFALK

Lena is a lawyer at Nord & Co. specializing in intellectual property, media, IT, disputes, commercial agreements and transactional law.

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STAFFAN BOSTRÖM

Staffan is a lawyer at Bird & Bird with an extensive history working in the music industry. His specialty is intellectual property, copyrights and brands. . 

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GUSTAV RADELL

As Head of Consumer Marketing for Google in Northern Europe, he has worked for the company since 2007. Gustav is a passionate music lover with an unparalleled insight into the digital world.

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CARL BONNIER

Carl Bonnier is currently working within the TV4-group heading up Filmnet. Carl has a financial background with a degree from Stockholm School of Economics and for many years, has purchased various companies within the media sector. Carl is also a singer and guitar player in a band, and is very passionate about music.

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Rami Yacoub

Rami Yacoub is a Swedish songwriter and producer who originally was a part of the classic production teams, Cheiron and Maratone. Together with Max Martin and other producers, he has written and produced for artists such as Ariana Grande, Backstreet Boys, Pink, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias, Céline Dion, N’SYNC and One Direction.

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Sarah Dawn Finer

Sarah Dawn Finer is an artist, actress, TV host and songwriter. Having released several albums in English and Swedish, she won the Marcel Benson Award for her song ”I Remember Love” and achieved the Sami Stipend 2014 for her songwriting skills. Sarah has acted in the musicals ”RENT,” ”GODSPELL,” ”JEKYLL & HYDE,” ”CHESS” and ”CABARET.”

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Hannah Lux Davis

An American music-video director who has done iconic videos for Ariana Grande, Drake, Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Jason Derulo.

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AMY THOMPSON

Amy Thompson is one of the world’s biggest musical artist managers. She was instrumental in forming Swedish House Mafia and has since moved on to manage Alesso.

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SARAH MEAL

Sarah Meal, is a musical theatre performer on Broadway. Her credits include: Broadway: Paramour (Gina/Indigo u/s). Off-Broadway: Standard Time. Regional: Papermill Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Theatre Under the Stars, Theatre of The Stars, Dallas Summer Musicals, The MUNY, Kansas City Starlight, D.C. Shakespeare Theatre Co., Walnut Street Theatre, Television: Natalee in The Natalee Holloway Story (Tru TV), Disney Commercials, Barney! Sarah received her B.A. in Musical Theatre with a Dance Minor from Point Park University. She judges dance competitions for multiple corporations. She also choreographs for dance teams around the U.S., and teaches song and dance to all age groups in New York City for companies including The Broadway Collective, Broadway Artists Alliance and The Broadway Classroom.

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Aton Ben-Horrin

Former A&R and Vice President at Warner Music Group, Aton has been responsible for the world’s most downloaded song, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, with 20.9 million sold.

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REED KELLY

Reed is an american dancer, singer and actor. After receiving his training at Larkin Dance Studio, Juilliard and American Ballet Theater, he has performed in four Broadway shows, has multiple film and television credits, and became a fan-favorite’s competitor on CBS’ Survivor. Reed has taught internationella as a master teacher in dance and has been featured in several international and Madison Avenue ad campaigns, including the cover of Time Magazine.

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