Clive Davis Announced as SXSW Music Featured Speaker

Written by Bobby Nall | January 22, 2013

SXSW Music Featured Speaker Clive Davis, photo credit: Fadil BerishaImage courtesy of Fadil Berisha

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival is proud to present Clive Davis as a Featured Speaker on Thursday, March 14.

Clive Davis, renowned record producer and music business executive, is currently Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music Entertainment. Davis' autobiography "The Soundtrack Of My Life" is set for release on February 19. He has won five GRAMMYS and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer. He has been closely involved with a large list of notable artists through his tenures at Columbia, Arista and J Records. From early signings with Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, Billy Joel and Earth, Wind & Fire, to Patti Smith, The Grateful Dead, and Santana, and through Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson among many others, Davis has made a profound impact on popular culture. The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU is extending his legacy and looking to the future of the music business.

Clive Davis has long been an outspoken advocate for artists. His forward-looking perspective is most welcome at SXSW. This appearance will be a highlight among the many conference sessions designed to offer registrants a unique music education. Don't miss this great opportunity to hear from a true music business legend! For further information on Clive Davis, check out and like his Facebook page and follow his Twitter feed.

Register today to attend this fascinating talk.