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Karajan Music Tech 2021

8th April 2021


Re-watch the 2021 Karajan Music Tech conference streamed online due to COVID-19 restrictions where across 5 days we hosted livestreams featuring leading figures within musi and music innovation.



Wednesday - Part 1

Wednesday - Part 2




2021 Speakers

We have gathered top musical figures to speak at our event.

Francesca Rosella
Dorit Chrysler
dorit chrysler
Ulrike Köstinger
Arts Consolidated ApS
Alexander Nell
Netzwerk Junge Ohren e.V.
Sally Walker
Franziska Ritter
Gabriele Cedrone
Marco Iacobelli
Ralf Schmid
Filippo Gorini
Filippo Gorini
Flavia Furtado
Vlaanderen Produções Culturais
Marin Alsop
Taubstummen Gasses 4/49 1040 Wien Austria
Marshall Marcus
European Union Youth Orchestra
Dirk Boll
Masha McConaghy
Michail Stangl
Michail Stangl
Fiona Livingston
Susanna Stefani Caetani
Mill Hill Road
Heri Shin
Hyeri Shin
James McAulay
Encore Technologies
David Skudlik
David's Dearest
Delandria Mills
Astrid Exner
WUK Werkstätten- und Kulturhaus
Ellie Bryant
12 Oldifeld Road
Lucas Knoflach
Sound Diplomacy
Thea Paraskevaides
Stefan Mathieu
Kobalt Productions GmbH
Lilli Paasikivi-Ilves
David Collins
Annastina Haapasaari
Dominic Gray
Opera North
Daniel Hope
Hope Management
Alex Olegnowicz
Christopher Widauer
Vienna State Opera
Tahlia Petrosian
Klassik Underground
Ricardo Simian
3D Music Instruments
Peter Maniura
IMZ Academy
Nicole d'Avis

Nicole is co-creator at Seed Club, a DAO that builds and invests in communities. Previously, as the Managing Director of Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Nicole led the Open Music Initiative, a 300+ music industry member consortium focused on streamlining metadata and payment tracking for artists, and co-founded RAIDAR, a blockchain based music licensing platform built by and for Berklee student artists. Nicole’s speaking engagements include the MIT Connection Science / Forbes Imagination in Action event at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos and the Unclaimed Royalties Symposium at the U.S. Library of Congress.

Matthias Strobel

Matthias Strobel is the President of MusicTech Germany, the Federal Association for Music Technology in Germany, Vice-President of Music Tech Europe, the European umbrella association of national music technology associations in Europ, and founder of Wicked Artists, a booking agency for exceptionally creative technology and new media artists. He is Germany’s main point of contact for music technology innovation and his network of entrepreneurs, industry executives, researchers, and his connections to (inter)national policy makers, and media representatives make him one of Europe’s renowned experts in that area.

Matthias Strobel serves as a consultant, mentor, and independent manager to help accelerate avant-garde approaches from startups. Determined to further the innovative potential – and thus future success – of artists and entrepreneurs, he uses his experience and leverages his network to help create the music ecosystem of tomorrow. He gives lectures about music technology at Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at the University of New York and facilitates events on innovation for the music ecosystem to foster the knowledge transfer between visionaries from all intersections of the creative industries. His curates conferences and runs his own event series, the Berlin Music Tech Meetups which has grown into a community of more than 2.100 music tech enthusiasts from Berlin.

Kay Meseberg
Kim Arazi
Alfred Taudes
Crypto Economist

Born 1959After Studies in Business Administration and Management Information Systems in ViennaPhD at Vienna University of Economics and BusinessAssoc. Professor in Münster, Augsburg and Essen, GermanySince 1993 Professor at Vienna University of Economics and BusinessVisiting Professor at Kobe University, JapanCoordinator of Large Scale Research ProjectsAuthor of more than 100 Scientific PublicationsFounder of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at Vienna University of Economics and BusinessScientific Coordinator of the Austrian Blockchain Center