Eddie Fernandez: SGAE
Eddie Fernandez, a musician/arranger by trade, is a seasoned executive in the Latin Music Industry. He was A&R at Sony Discos, Universal and head of Sony/ATV Latin America. He spent six years as Sr. VP UMPG, and was instrumental in signing the likes of Ruben Blades, Juan Gabriel, Wisin & Yandel to UMPG, and in renewing deals with Rudy Perez, Pitbull, and Jorge Luis Piloto, among others.
Today he represents SGAE (Sociedad de Autores y Editores) in US.
Diego Prusky : InPulse Digital,
Diego Prusky runs InPulse Digital, a leading company in content marketing and social media for the entertainment industry, and US Hispanic / Latin American audiences. His team of 30 professionals specializes in incorporating measurement tools, communication, and creativity into social media. InPulse manages over 40 million users for its clients, which include E! Online, Canal Sony, major labels like Universal and Sony Music, and sports, film and TV celebrities. Today, Diego is regular speaker at the biggest industry conferences like Midem, Billboard Latin, and BMI, and in mainstream media outlets such as CNN, Media Post and Hispanic Executive.
Michel Vega: Partner, WME
Michel Vega oversees the Latin Music Department of the largest talent agency in the world. In 2003 he co-founded the newest William Morris office in 30 years, in Miami Beach, making history as the first major talent agency to open a full service office dedicated to the Hispanic market. His responsibilities include strategic and financial planning, acquisition and development of new business interests as well as overseeing all day-to-day operations. Currently Michel is planning tour for Fonseca, J Balvin, Juan Luis Guerra, Juanes, Luis Miguel, Pepe Aguilar and Prince Royce among many others. Prior to this Michel spent over 10 years as a theatrical booking agent, personally overseeing the representation of more than 100 Broadway tours, family shows, dance companies and music groups.