“Walter has been asked to serve as the Independent Board Director after we thought about the role and the purpose it servers and with his background and experience it just felt like a perfect fit.” Nelson Jacobsen, CEO
Mr. McDonough is General Counsel and a founder of the Future of Music Coalition, associate at Carrol Guido & Groffman, NYC, and adjunct professor of copy-°©‐right law at Suffolk University Law School. He currently serves as board member of US Performing Rights Society, Sound Exchange and Alliance of Artist and Recording Companies.
Mr. McDonough has traveled throughout North America to speak at the University of Texas Law School and the World Congress of Information Technology, the American Bar Association Annual Intellectual Property Conference, Canadian Music Week, South by Southwest, the MUTEK International Music and Technology Conference, the Harvard Law School Berkman Center Signal/Noise 2k5 Conference, the Columbia Journal of Law And the Arts Symposium, the University of Alberta, Music and the Entertainment Industry Educators Association Annual Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Harvard Law School Journal of Law & Technology.Mr. McDonough started his career in artist’s management with the Dresden Dolls and Mission of Burma, he’s also a former assistant Massachusetts Attorney General and a law clerk for the Honorable Edward F. Harrington of the United States Court for the District of Massachusetts. Plus a die-‐hard all Boston Fan.
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