Chris Carey: CEO & Founder, Media Insight Consulting; Founder & Director, FastForward
Chris is Founder and CEO of boutique research company, Media Insight Consulting, specialising in Economic Impact Studies, Strategy Consulting, Consumer Surveys, and Big Data Analytics, with a focus on the music industry.
Chris left his post as Global Insight Director at Universal Music Group in 2014. Before that, he was at EMI where he started and led their ‘Big Data’ team. Before moving to the label side, Chris was Senior Economist at PRS for Music.
Most recently, Chris founded FastForward, a music business platform that exists to connect ambitious under 35’s across the world, laying the foundation for a sustainable career in the modern music industry. The debut conference was held in Amsterdam, NL in February 2016, bringing together 150 music industry executives from 16 different countries. FastForward returns to the Muziekgebouw on 23-24 February 2017.