Cherie Hu is a Media & Entertainment Contributor for Forbes, covering the intersection of music and tech. Her writings have also appeared in Billboard, Music Ally, Cuepoint and the Harvard Political Review. Previously, she spearheaded a digital music research project at Harvard Business School and interned with Ticketmaster's Distributed Commerce team. As a Juilliard-trained classical pianist, she has performed solo concerts throughout China, Europe and the United States.
Company director and one of the founders of AWA Co. Ltd, a company that manages the subscription music storeaming service AWA. From 2007, I worked at the major IT company CyberAgent where I was in charge of developing services and advertising products. After leading a venture capital firm in 2013, I have been involved in establishing AWA since 2014. My mother taught piano lessons at our home, and that’s one of the reasons I loved music from a young age. While at junior high school and high s
Takayuki is an industry veteran and strategic consultant for many entertainment and tech companies. His distinguished career has included roles as Head of Mobile at MTV Japan; and most recently, Head of Digital Business Development for Universal Music Japan. He has a vision, “EnterTech”, to bring new value to the entertainment industry with technology. He is currently working with companies like recording company, venture capital, global music streaming service and tech start-ups as mentor.