Robert Merrifield teaches Music Licensing and Supervision at Musicians Institute where he recently managed and moderated a successful Film/TV Music panel entitled ‘Sync Session 2016’ featuring high-profile music supervisors Ann Kline (Shameless), Mandi Collier (Nashville) and John Anderson (Hunnypot Unlimited).
He is currently the Head of Global Synch Licensing and A&R at Sovereign Music. In addition, Bob has held key roles at NBC Universal, eMusic and the Orchard where he managed their mechanical licensing department from 2005-2009.
Bob also taught the Digital Music Marketing course at Musicians Institute in 2016, and his other specialties include Publishing Administration, Distribution, Royalties and Consulting. Bob holds a B.S. in Media Studies from Hunter College – CUNY, and graduated Cum Laude.