After graduating with a degree in Journalism in 2011 followed by stints at Guerrilla Agency, Mixmag, fabric and Defected Records, Will Lawes joined the UK PR agency Dispersion PR in 2014. As an account executive at Dispersion, Lawes has handled notable campaigns for Mr G, Balance compilation series, Lee Foss, and Radio Slave while handling ongoing PR for Rekids, Scuba and Hotflush, DJ Deep, Francois X, Shlomo and Bjarki's label bbbbbb.
Raffi Kamalian is a multi-lingual international technology focused businessperson with over 13 years of work experience in Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, China), including management, sales and research experience. Through his work in the Hong Kong based startup alivenotdead.com, Raffi has become a recognized expert in the area of digital marketing, online video, social media, analytics and Internet entrepreneurship. Raffi is the first online video expert in Hong Kong to be certified by YouTube.
Mike is a London-born, Tokyo-based brand planner passionate about culture, diversity and the role that brands can play in society. He has written extensively about the Japanese electronic music scene for domestic and international publications including The Japan Times, Vice, RA Japan, Instagram, Boiler Room, Ele-King and more.