Chris Carey

CEO of Media Insight Consulting & Founder of FastForward

Chris is Founder and CEO of boutique research company, Media Insight Consulting, specializing in Economic Impact Studies, Strategy Consulting, Consumer Surveys, and Big Data Analytics, with a focus on the music industry.

Chris left his post as Global Insight Director at Universal Music Group in 2014. Before that, he was at EMI where he started and led their ‘Big Data’ team. Before moving to the label side, Chris was Senior Economist at PRS for Music.

Most recently, Chris founded FastForward, a music business platform that exists to connect ambitious under 35’s across the world, laying the foundation for a sustainable career in the modern music industry. The debut conference was held at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam, NL, on 4-5 February 2016, bringing together over 140 music industry executives from 16 different countries.

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