Name: Tim Chang
Title: Principal, Norwest Venture Partners
Panel: Innovators Showcase (Judge). 1:45 – 2:45. Oct. 5.

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What was the last music-related app you downloaded?
Sonos remote control app for iPhone and Android.

What’s the best mobile music implementation you’ve seen recently?
Spotify! Runner up: Sonos, Melodeo, Shazam.

How would you sum up the way the music industry is taking advantage of today’s mobile opportunities?
Cloud Music as a freemium (free w/ ad + microtransaction + subscription) is the only model that makes sense to me. Mobile access is critical to making this work, with full access from browser, tablet/iPad, and iPhone/smartphone, set-top box, game console, etc.

What would you say is the most significant advancement in the mobile music space in the last year?
Paid revenue models again.

Do you Twitter? If so, what’s your handle and how often to you post? And if not, why?
@timechange - occasionally.

What’s the last album you bought?

iPhone or Android?