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.
Dick Wingate spoke at the A2IM’s annual Independent Music Week Conference on the panel "Unlocking the Hidden Value in Music," focusing on the new industry of stems and samples that represents the next step in the disaggregation of songs into newly marketable components.
Dick Wingate spoke at Music Business Association’s annual conference, on the panel Stems: Unlocking the Hidden Value in A Song. The panel discussed what labels and artists are doing to prepare for the growing demand for stems as well as licensing issues and derivative works.
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!