Emilien Moyon, PhD, is the Director of the Global Entertainment and Music Business Graduate Program at Berklee College of Music inValencia, Spain. He holds a PhD in Strategy for which he received the 2012 award for the best PhD dissertation in this field in France. His research focuses on business model innovation and strategies of change in music and entertainment. His academic work was published in top academic journals (International Studies of Management, Organization and Management International, etc.), presented to international academic conferences (xDesign Harvard, The Academy of Management, Tokyo International Music Content Forum, etc.) and music conferences (MIDEM, Sonàr, Primavera Sounds, Rethink Music, BIME, Mama, etc.). Dr. Moyon is also a co-founder of the Business Model Community, an academic community involving more than 250 researchers worldwide. In 2014, Dr. Moyon founded TEDxBerkleeValencia that he has been leading since then, and co-founded the music label Disrupción Records. Outside of academia, his business experience encompasses marketing (RC Lens, Professional Football team, NordClim) and technology startup (Adistar). When he is not developing projects in the field of music and education, Emilien is a fan of football, hip-hop and Asian food, he will never miss out on a opportunity to enjoy a nice bowl of Phö.
Marketing and Communications Director
Gwen is an instructor in online and social media marketing at Berklee College of Music, Valencia campus. She’s also the co-founder and president of MocaMedia, an agency that designs and manages outreach and digital marketing campaigns for filmmakers and other content creators.
Maxwell Moya Wright
"If you connect the dots, you always end up in Formentera"
Max Wright is a Latin Grammy awarded musician and producer, with over ten music albums published during his professional career. After covering over 40 countries worldwide as a performer in prestigious festivals and legendary music venues, Max started his own company related to musical content, both for advertising and events, under the name Royal Sonora. Max now currently works as Senior Coordinator of Professional Development at Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus whilst combining his role as founder and director of the Formentera Jazz Festival in the Balearic Islands, Spain.
"Black, white, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, wo(man), gay, hetero...connect the dots and you'll see we are simply homosapiens."
As her upbringing has afforded her to live on 3 continents so far, Roxana thrives in multicultural environments. She believes that nothing is impossible in order for us to live in a more peaceful, healthy and safe planet and that every small action counts. An avid traveler and citizen of the world, Roxana believes that exploration and observation is the best way to connect the dots of humanity. She is the owner of Tesoro— a fine jewellery brand MADE IN SPAIN and Director of Global Channel Marketing at Rosetta Stone — a language technology company.
Gael is a Latin Grammy winning engineer music producer, business entrepreneur and educator. Gael is currently the Production Manager at Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus and also serves as a faculty member lecturing in subjects of music production, sound recording techniques and live sound.
“I was listening to this podcast the other day…”
Emily is a Southern California Girl currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Global Entertainment & Music Business. Just like Nietzsche, Emily also believes "without music, life would be a mistake" and is passionate about bringing people together through live music events. Her favorite phrase is “I was listening to this podcast the other day…” and she would someday love to own a vineyard/winery or craft brewery. In her spare time, she enjoys cheering on the Green Bay Packers, sweating in a hot yoga class, and exploring any European city she can get to.
Louis Vallbona is a business professional, with a major in Business Management. He gained valuable experience working in different countries such as Spain, the UK, and Germany, and serving a wide variety of clients, before finally settling in one of the entertainment capitals of the world, Los Angeles.
Marketing & Communication Coordinator
"I connect the dots but then color outside the lines"
Determined to merge her music abilities and passion with her business acumen, Stephanie relocated to Valencia, Spain to pursue a Master’s Degree in Global Entertainment and Music Business from Berklee College of Music. Upon graduation, she was awarded a Fellowship with the same program. As the first lady to ever take on this role, Stephanie has proudly focused on utilizing her social media love to cultivate authentic storytelling throughout her various projects. On her down time, she enjoys traveling around the globe, attending cool live events, and photography. With the motivation to always give back, Stephanie wishes to form a program that will help young girls nurture confidence, self-love, and empowerment in the future.
Marketing & Communication Coordinator
"Eat. Sleep. Rock N’ Roll. Repeat."
A Mechanical Engineer and an ex-Entrepreneur, who is pursuing his passion for music by studying Global Entertainment & Music Business program, after serving as a Sales & Marketing professional in industries like Technology, E-Commerce and Hospitality. He is totally in love with what life offers each day and believes in making the most out each of them!
As a future live music industry rockstar, Valeria's passion is driven by watching sweaty music fans sing at the top of their lungs at concerts and music festivals. To her, being able to connect the dots between music, artists and the fans, and creating music that unifies people is the answer behind world peace. Her aspirations are to work on festival, concert and tour production. In her free time she enjoys cooking, learning to play the drums and getting lost in the streets of Valencia. At TEDx Berklee Valencia, Vale will be the paparazzi capturing all sorts of candid moments and the truth of working behind the scenes for this wonderful event.
Sponsorship Coordinator/Marketing Technologist
"I'm a total square"
As a masters student in Global Entertainment and Music Business at Berklee college of music, Garrett is passionate about amplifying ideas and doing things differently. He thinks life is best spent serving others; and he loves vintage motorcycles, alternative rock, and seared tuna.
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