Music exec Lyor Cohen talks business at Berklee

25names - Zafris lecture of ex-Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen (left) being interviewed by Panos Panay, Sonicbids founder, Berklee alumnus, and Founding Managing Director of Berklee's new Institute for Create Entrepreneurship. Photo by Kelly Davidson. (Handout)
25names - Zafris lecture of ex-Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen (left) being interviewed by Panos Panay, Sonicbids founder, Berklee alumnus, and Founding Managing Director of Berklee's new Institute for Create Entrepreneurship. Photo by Kelly Davidson. (Handout)
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Former Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen talked about his new Google-backed business, 300 Entertainment, at Berklee’s Zafris Distinguished Lecture for Music Business on Friday. Cohen, who got his start working with Russell Simmons in the 1980s, recently announced that his new venture is partnering with Twitter to help artists find their audience.

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