Ty Roberts

CEO & CTO, FanTracks

Ty Roberts has shaped the digital entertainment world since he first began developing games in the 1980s. He went on to be part of the team that created QuickTime; to launching the first interactive albums with his team at ION for artists including David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, and Primus. In 1998, Roberts co-founded Gracenote and served as Chief Strategy Officer for nearly 18 years. Roberts then was named the first CTO for Universal Music Group, driving partnerships for Hi-Res Audio streaming, and working to develop immersive experiences such as Hologram and Dome. He has since focused on strategic advising for TIDAL, MQA Ltd., and others. As co-founder of FanTracks Digital LLC, he is now working to transform the live streaming experience to one that delivers the highest levels of music and video production along with immersive, interactive elements that elevate the performances beyond what a traditional live show can deliver.

Ty is speaking at

February 18, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Description

As we approach Year 2 of shelter-in-place for the U.S. and Canada, live-stream concert platforms have become the go-to for live music & innovation. Four of the industry’s most influential live-stream executives share the ever-evolving tips and tricks to pulling off a successful event at scale, and the role streaming tech will continue to play even after in-person concertgoing is able to resume.

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