Program speakers


Dan Rosen

President – Warner Music

Dan Rosen is the President of Warner Music Australasia and is responsible for overseeing the recorded music operations for the region including an incredible roster of local and global artists. He is lawyer, policy advisor, musician a key advocate for innovation and the creative industries

Prior to starting at Warner, Rosen served as the Chief Executive of ARIA and PPCA for a decade, the peak industry bodies for the Australian music industry. Before joining ARIA and PPCA, Rosen was based in New York working as Head of Americas for ROO Media, a NASDAQ listed digital media company.

Before leaving for the States, Rosen worked as an Advisor to the Federal Minister of Communications, Richard Alston, after starting his career as a lawyer, specialising in media and technology, with Minter Ellison.

As an artist with his band Second Dan notably won Triple J’s Unearthed competition in 2003, and went on to independently release two albums and toured throughout the US and Australia.

Rosen is a Fulbright Scholar who completed his Masters of Law and Business (LLM) at New York University, after completing his Bachelor of Law and Commerce (LLB/BComm) at Monash University.

Dan Rosen is a passionate voice for creative industries both at home and abroad, as a Director of Creative Partnerships Australia, and former Member of the Australian Government’s Creative Industries Taskforce, Advisory Board member of the National Indigenous Music Awards, Chair of the NSW Creative Industries Taskforce and the Victorian Government’s Creative Victoria Taskforce. He was at the forefront in advocating for Government support for the music and entertainment industries through the COVID pandemic.