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Listen to innovators, change agents, entrepreneurs, creators, and researchers who all are making big leaps, nudging change, creating differently, or watching what is happening from a unique POV.  Dr. Gigi Johnson from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music explores with our guests how tech is transforming how we create, collaborate, and create communities around music in a connected age -- in our home towns and in communities across the globe.

Nov 15, 2017

Dennis Murcia shares his insights and experiences with innovation and Latin music. He shares how innovation is "solving a problem" and how it creates growing pains in traditional industry sectors.

Guest: Dennis Murcia, Global Business Dev. and Digital Strategy, CODISCOS

Dennis Murcia is an entertainment industry executive and producer with a background in A&R, marketing, and media sales. He has held positions at KRBE radio and Telemundo TV in Houston, and was international production consultant for Caracol radio, a network with stations in Colombia, Chile and France (now CADENA SER from Spain) as well as Clear Channel Broadcasting (now iHeart Media). He was Pop and Rock A&R for Sony Music, where he developed global multi-platinum artist Shakira. Has produced albums for Sony Music, Universal Music, Univision, Codiscos, Fuentes, and many independent artists. He currently holds a position as Global Business Dev. and Digital Strategy for CODISCOS, one of the oldest independent music labels in the America’s. Dennis is also a three-time Latin Grammy nominee as engineer and executive producer.