Robert Singerman: VP of International Publishing, LyricFind
Known for developing talent and new music business technologies, as an entrepreneur, agent, manager, label executive, consultant, producer, and music supervisor, Singerman has represented R.E.M., Gipsy Kings, James Brown, Suzanne Vega, Violent Femmes, 10,000 Maniacs, Smithereens, Fela Kuti, Bad Brains, pre-Beastie Boys, and King Sunny Ade, among many other artists and companies.
His main mission is giving music subtitling solutions, so that music becomes truly global, through the universal understanding of the lyrics. He’s working at LyricFind as VP, International Publishing, to license and then market the rights to monetize legal lyrics and lyric translations from the publishers and songwriters around the globe.
Robert directed the EU’s European Music Ofﬁce, US, The French Music Export Ofﬁce, North America and the Brasil Music Exchange in North America, funded by the Brazilian trade organization, APEX, through Brasil Musica & Artes.
He’s given keynote speeches, moderated panels and spoken at conferences worldwide, including at Canadian Music Week, BIME, Mama, SXSW, Midem, Womex, CMJ, NMS, Sync Summit, Digital Hollywood, Reeperbahn, Caribbean Music Summit, Medimex, FIM, SIM SP, Rio Music Buzz, TIMM, MONDO, SyncSummit, Live at Heart, Waves, WAMI, Popkomm, Tourism Summit and Reggae Month in Jamaica, and the World Cultural Economic Forum, among many others.
Robert’s a founding partner in Audio Porto Antenna, who created and produced CAB, the ChileArgentinaBrazil Music Trade Mission Tour. He’s also a partner in MONDO, SyncSummit, YouBloom and Heaven11, among other companies.
While his main mission is with LyricFind, he consults Audio Porto, Voctro Labs, Dotmusic, (.MUSIC), CMJ, and is on the Board of Directors/Advisors of Marcato Digital, IQzic, SIM SP, Songtradr and Make Music New York.