Senior Director of Music Licensing

Rhapsody International Inc.

Adam Parness is the Senior Director of Music Licensing at Rhapsody International Inc. where he manages the company’s agreements and relationships with record labels, music publishers and other licensing entities for the award-winning Rhapsody music subscription service. He additionally manages a broad range of business-related matters including database technology and development, strategic partnerships, international activity, audits and dozens of high-profile Rhapsody television campaigns. As an industry expert on the digital music industry and licensing/copyright, he is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars in the U.S. Adam received a Bachelor of Music from New York University and is an accomplished guitarist both on stage and in the recording studio.