SF MusicTech: Outstanding Women in the Music and Tech Industry

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By Melissa Tinitigan (Production Coordinator, SF MusicTech Summit) There is never a shortage of folks working to innovate and outshine each other with the hottest technology or most avant-garde business idea in Silicon Valley.

The SF MusicTech Summit IX on September 12, 2011 at Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, the premier conference that brings together visionaries around internet music and technology, is proud to be featuring many powerful women who are doing just that in the music and technology space, including:

Prerna Gupta (CEO, Khush) Stanford grad Prerna Gupta is CEO of Khush, the company that developed two of the Top 25 iphone music apps, Songify and LaDiDa. Her apps have been downloaded over 5 million times and have been used by people all over the world to create over 50 million songs. Prerna’s goal is “to make music self-expression as ubiquitous as social expression is today, by using artificial intelligence to lower barriers to music creation”. She was voted one of FastCompany's Most Influential Women in Tech 2011. Follow her on Twitter at @prernagupta.

Jaunique Sealey (EVP of Business Development, Atom Digital) Jaunique Sealey is Atom Digital’s Executive Vice President of Business Development. She leads operations and business development for the team responsible for some of the most groundbreaking digital marketing successes of the most recent years, including Lady Gaga, consumer brands, film and other entertainment properties. Jaunique is a graduate of Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering and also holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Follow her on Twitter at @JaUnique Catherine Enny (CEO & Manager, Guerilla Management) Catherine Enny is the CEO and Manager of Guerilla Management, an artist management company that handles a select roster of international artists. She kicked off her career as engineer/producer/manager for Kyuss. Upon signing on Michael Franti & Spearhead in 2000, together they developed an “enterprise approach” to the marketing of a lifestyle. Guerrilla Management uses music as an instrument to make social change and they have fun doing it. Follow her on Twitter at @catdwag007.

Meet these three, and many more inspiring women, at the SF MusicTech Summit on September 12 at Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, along with 800 attending visionaries in the space. Together, they will be discussing the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem in a proactive and conducive-to-deal making environment. For more information, please visit SF MusicTech and to register, click here and enter code "women2" for a fabulous discount. Editor's note: Got a question for our guest blogger? Leave a message in the comments below. About the guest blogger: Melissa Tinitigan is a freelance event planner and the production coordinator at SF MusicTech Summit. Prior to this, she handled advertising and operations at Inside Network. Melissa has also written about business and tourism for The Japan Times while living in Norway and in Thailand. Follow her on Twitter at @MelTinitigan.