Ted Cohen with Bobby Haber & Joanne Abbot Green
Robert K. “Bobby” Haber, founding principal and Managing Director of Mondo.NYC and is recognized as a pioneer, visionary, and one of the preeminent executives in the contemporary music world, identifying emerging artists and introducing them to worldwide audiences.
Joanne Abbot Green is a founding principal and Executive Producer of Mondo.NYC. With extraordinary knowledge of the live event musical landscape, Joanne, architects and executes complex events and social experiences. Her network relationships span the globe including venues, media, music, technology, legal, editorial, government, and academic.
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More about Bobby
Robert K. “Bobby” Haber is a founding principal and Managing Director of Mondo.NYC. New York’s annual music, arts & technology conference & showcase festival. He is recognized as a pioneer, visionary, and one of the preeminent executives in the contemporary music world, identifying emerging artists and introducing them to worldwide audiences.
Founded in 2016, Mondo is the next generation new music summit and festival, uniting thousands of artists, music business professionals, tech innovators, and music fans to identify and celebrate what’s next in emerging music and technology.
Mondo 2021, held in New York City and online worldwide October 12-15, features programming partnerships including the RIAA, Guild of Music Supervisors, RAP @ Harvard Law School, SoundExchange, Women in Music, AIMP, NIVA, Music Managers Forum-US.
Prior to Mondo, Bobby conceived and launched CMJ as a student at Brandeis University and remained at the helm of the company as CEO until its sale in 2012.
The trade publication CMJ New Music Report – along with the CMJ Music Marathon festival and other CMJ branded products – was instrumental in powering the rise of emerging music, presaging trends, and discovering hundreds of future music superstars.
At CMJ, Bobby was credited with developing the ?rst-ever and longest-running college radio music network of over 500 North American colleges and universities, totaling over 4 million enrolled students. Bobby also sold, managed, and implemented integrated emerging music-centric brand partnerships for clients including Ford, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Microsoft, Xbox, Wrigley, Hanes, and dozens more.
In addition to his business endeavors, Bobby is actively involved in multiple academic pursuits. He has served as an executive-in-residence and mentor at New York University, and lectured at Princeton University, UCLA, UCSD, Loyola College, Brandeis University, and the State Universities of New York/Stony Brook and Albany. He has appeared as a speaker at dozens of music business seminars including SXSW, Billboard, the New Music Seminar, and the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System conference.
Bobby is regularly sought and interviewed by periodicals, radio, television, and digital outlets for his input on music, media, and cultural and technological subjects including CNN, CBS, ABC, MTV, NPR, The New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Time Magazine, USA Today, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe.
More about Joanne
With an extraordinary knowledge of the live event musical landscape, Joanne Abbot Green architects and executes complex events from international, national, and local large-scale, multi-venue music and film festivals to intimate corporate, educational and social experiences. As a highly skilled project creator and developer, Joanne understands the complexities of each phase of the development process from conception to hands-on day-of-event production. Her network of event-related relationships spans the globe including venues, media, music, technology, legal, editorial, government, and academic.
Joanne is a founding principal and Executive Producer of Mondo.NYC, New York’s annual music, arts, and tech business conference and showcase music festival, with programming partners including the Recording Industry Association of America, RAP @ Harvard Law School, American Independent Music Publishers, Women in Music, Music Managers Forum-US, the Guild of Music Supervisors and more.
Prior to Mondo, as its Executive Producer, Joanne was responsible for conception, organization, marketing, pre-production, onsite production, and post-production of CMJ Music Marathon, New York City’s largest independent music conference and festival. Under her direction, CMJ grew in attendance from 200 in its first year to over 120,000 at its peak during her tenure. Additionally, the annual festival featured over 1400 artists at over 90+ stages and more than 100 panels, workshops, seminars, and one-on-one conversations.
Joanne has produced events at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Stanley Kaplan Space, Walter Reade Theatre); World Trade Center; New York University and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, NYC, featuring speakers and performers including David Bowie, Anderson Cooper, Foo Fighters, Rev. Al Sharpton, Lou Reed, the Hon. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Perry Farrell, Jake Gyllenhaal, Avicii, Yoko Ono, Lana Del Rey, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Queen Latifah, Rev Run (Run-D.M.C.), Brian Wilson, Lizzo, Patti Smith, Lady Gaga, Michael Moore, Ice-T, Iggy Pop, Quentin Tarantino, Thurston Moore, David Byrne, Chuck D., Green Day, Rage Against The Machine, Wilco, Black Eyed Peas, Eminem, Oasis, Muse, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.
Joanne also created, launched, produced, and developed the CMJ Film Festival featuring premieres of independent and major studio releases, as well as the Artist-In-Residence Program for New York University featuring prominent musicians.
Additionally, Joanne has created and produced multiple annual Continuing Legal Education initiatives in association with the NY State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, NYU School of Law, Michelman & Robinson LLC, and Covington & Burling, LLC.
In 2016, Joanne was the recipient of the first-ever NYU Steinhardt Music Business Alumni Service Award, has been recognized twice among New York Moves’ Power Women, and has lectured on both the undergraduate and graduate university levels.