Scott Berenson .
Rights Management Director
Scott brings 20 years of experience in various sectors of the music business to SoundExchange. As Director of Rights Management, he heads up an initiative to ensure the rightful copyright owner is credited and compensated for their recordings. Through the claims program, copyright owners can claim poorly reported tracks, or dispute ownership if the track is paid to the incorrect master owner.
Prior to SoundExchange, Scott was Senior Manager, Copyright Administration at EMI Music Publishing, where he was responsible for the registration of compositions with performing rights societies around the world as well as with the Library of Congress. He also coordinated with international EMI offices and other music publishers in order to resolve writer split disputes.
Previous to that, he served as booking agent at The Brad Simon Organization, Inc., an artist and production agency in music and entertainment. Scott also held positions in concert production, tour management and operations management at organizations such as The Mayo Center for the Performing Arts and the PNC Bank Arts Center.
Scott holds a master’s from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from University of Hartford.