President and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Mathew Knowles, is delivered the keynote address at the Sync Summit at the PCF Auditorium in Paris yesterday. In June 2013, Knowles’ delivered his first keynote address with the Sync Summit in Los Angeles.
Knowles’ address on the state of the music industry focused on the areas of licensing, marketing, branding and concert tours. “Education has always been my passion,” says Knowles. “The Sync Summit is a twenty-first century approach to the music and entertainment business globally. The sessions are informative, and the information is relevant. Key players from around the world participate in this conference.”
The Sync Summit Series includes high-level, focused, networking events in New York, Hollywood and Paris. Top music supervisors, heads of music in visual and interactive media, label executives, publishers, artists, brand managers, and other music executives gather for two days of networking and deal making. For additional information on Sync Summit, please visit: www.syncsummit.com.
In addition to Knowles’ education and public speaking platforms in the U.S., he has participated in several summits and conferences in Europe, Canada and Japan. Knowles currently holds a professorship at Texas Southern University, where he teaches courses on the entertainment industry in the School of Communications. He is an in-demand guest lecturer at colleges, universities and various organizations throughout the country, including Rice University, University of Southern California, Berklee College of Music, The Learning Annex, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Billboard Music & Money Symposium, The Power of Diversity Leadership Panel Discussion, and numerous others.
An international business leader and founder of Music World Entertainment, he created a global platform in music and entertainment and led the company to record sales, exceeding $300 million worldwide. Music World’s platforms have included successful record label ventures; management services for recording artists and producers; artist development services; endorsement and partnership deals; performance and event facilities; a master catalog series; film and television ventures; licensed merchandise products; philanthropic work; and investment and property holdings.
In Knowles’ forthcoming business and inspirational book, 10 Traits of Successful People: DNA of Achievers, scheduled for release later this year, he explores the successes and failures of creating a global brand for one of the world’s leading entertainment companies. 10 Traits of Successful People: DNA of Achievers is a modern blueprint for success in any industry.