Saratoga, CA (PressExposure) March 31, 2011 -- On Thursday, March 31st, Kelli Richards, CEO of The All Access Group (a leading digital music consultancy) will interview the Chief Technical Officer of Gracenote, Ty Roberts. Kelli Richards is a catalyst and change agent in the world of digital music and entertainment. She is a noted events producer and the author of "The Art of Digital Music," recently named a Best Books Award Winner by USABookNews.com.
She is also the host of All Access Radio, a weekly online broadcast where she interviews leaders in the world of digital distribution, award winning musicians and artists, and industry heads.
Few can claim the kind of impact on media that Ty Roberts has created in his career. Merging a passion for technology and music, Roberts has truly been a pioneer in the industry. Roberts will discuss the innovations he helped pioneer and will share about the current technology in a radically changing music industry.
Roberts is widely recognized as one of the inventors of enhanced CD technology and is accredited with producing the industry's first enhanced CDs. He serves as Gracenote's chief technology strategist, providing technology direction and overseeing the creation of products and services that leverage the power of the Gracenote database to deliver information services.
He was also the Founder & CEO at ION Music, producing the recording industry's first enhanced audio CD titles, including David Bowie's "Jump" and "Headcandy" from Brian Eno. He was the company's lead technologist and innovator in adding multimedia content to traditional audio CDs.
Prior to founding ION, Roberts was a founder and senior manager of LightSource, a software development company that produced multimedia and graphics editing software. Previously, he was a senior engineer at Pixar, where he created several award winning, Apple-based music applications including "Studio Session" and "Jam Session."
Roberts also holds numerous Patents for Music and Multimedia.
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