Dr Jay Mogis is global thought leader in media licensing, data analytics and digital strategy, solving a spectrum of issues at an independent, corporate, and legislative level. Jay’s diverse and practice led background has covered almost every aspect of the creative industries over the last three decades. Jay has dedicated much of his professional life to providing creatives with the power to be increasingly sustainable through experience, creative entrepreneurship, and technology.
Jay is a regular speaker at conferences such as MusicBiz, Canadian Music Week, Electronic Music Conference, and Indie-Con amongst many others. Jay has advised on music industry blockchain related projects including RMIT’s Blockchain Innovation HUB and various working groups on digital governance at the Digital Media Research Centre. Jay initiated the project Music Metrics and the Future of the Australian Music Industry, bringing together working data from industry bodies APRA AMCOS, Radio Monitor, Nightlife Music and Soundcloud with research projects headed by thought leaders from the Queensland University of Technology, Swinburne University and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in an unprecedented look at music use in Australia over a 5 year period. He has also served terms on the University of Queensland's Bachelor of Communication programs management committee and Music Australia’s economics working groups and roundtables.
Dr. Mogis currently works as a consultant to an exclusive range of music and technology companies with current clients such as Ingrooves/UMG, Onelove Music Group, Katchafire, Blockchain Music Australia, Cybertribe and many more. Jay's doctoral thesis drew upon some 20+ years of industry experience to map out the inefficiencies in the music rights ecosystems and offer real world solutions. Jay has contributed to government reports such as the Australia Law Reform Commissions report on Australia and the Digital Economy, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions assessments of music rights management, and the triennial review of the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collection Societies. Jay also spent many years working in licensing and business affairs for music technology companies such as Nightlife Music and Audalize, building relationships with thousands of music, technology and retail organisations while overseeing the development of world class royalty and analytics systems.
Jay is a rare commodity in the music rights and data science space. With 30+ years industry experience, and an award winning academic background, there are few stones he has left unturned in his pursuit of excellence in music industry and data practice.