Dick Wingate acts as a bridge between the music and technology industries, providing business development, content licensing, artist/label relations and strategic partnerships to service providers, app developers, content owners, brands and investors. He brings his clients access to 40 years of highest level relationships, speaks regularly at industry conferences and has been quoted or featured in many national and music publications.
On October 4, 2018, DEV Advisors' Dick Wingate spoke at two Music/Tech conferences in NYC. During the morning at Mondo Music & Tech Wingate spoke at the roundtable "The Long & Winding Road", a look back on developments over 25 years of music tech. In the afternoon the scene shifted to the Digital Music Forum, part of NY Media Festival, where he spoke on the panel "State of Music Startups". A busy day!
Dick Wingate was recently a featured speaker at an international symposium Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town at Monmouth University. The interview focused on the marketing of the seminal album that Wingate ran point on. Only days later he had a chance to catch up with Bruce at the Kristin Ann Carr fundraiser for Sarcoma research, E Street Band members Roy Bittan and Little Steven, as well as Jackson Browne. MORE
DEV Advisors’ client DUBSET MEDIA was just named by FAST COMPANY as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative companies in music in its annual ranking of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2018, honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation. Dubset was named #2 most innovative after Spotify.