SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) - What will be the next game-changers at the confluence of Internet, technology and music? Find out at the ninth SF MusicTech Summit, where high-stakes deals get done in an informal, party-like atmosphere.

Called "the best music and technology conference" by Mashable's CEO and founder, Pete Cashmore, the one-day event on Monday, Sept. 12, at San Francisco's Hotel Kabuki will again bring together more than 1,000 visionaries, entrepreneurs, developers, investors and creatives in the music-technology space, ranging from top companies like Google, Microsoft and Verizon to up-and-coming startups poised to be the media stars of tomorrow.

Among the luminaries speaking will be:

  • Tim Westergren: Pandora Media Inc. founder and chief strategy officer
  • Seth Goldstein: co-founder
  • Prerna Gupta: Khush CEO, maker of Top 10 music apps in iTunes
  • Darryl Ballyntyne: LyricFind CEO
  • Ben Parr: Mashable editor at large
  • Christina Calio: director of strategic relationships and business strategy, Microsoft Media & Entertainment Group
  • Larry Marcus: Walden Venture Capital managing director (investor in Pandora, SoundHound and Rootmusic)
  • Jaunique Sealey: Atom Digital executive vice president of business development and on the team handling Lady Gaga's digital strategy
  • Mark Willsher: Sound Innovations music producer for Lord of the Rings, The Aviator and King Kong
  • And 75+ more speakers

The conference will feature engaging speakers, new technology demonstrations, networking opportunities, great schmoozing, and of course, SF MusicTech's famous cocktail parties.

Those interested in attending can click here for tickets. A full list of speakers can be found here. Professional, working media can be accredited to attend the conference for free by contacting Martin Stein below.

SF MusicTech Summit IX is sponsored by: LyricFind; Slacker Radio; The Orchard; Pandora Media, Inc.; Walden Venture Capital; Comcast; Rock Prodigy;; SoundCloud; RootMusic; Thinglink;; BAMM.TV; TuneUp Media; Beatport; FUGA; LeClairRyan; TuneWiki; Eventbrite; Jakprints; The Recording Academy, San Francisco chapter; ABB Records; and the Future of Music Coalition. Media partners: Digital Music News, Mashable, Fusicology and Hypebot.