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Dave Santaniello

Experience & Activities

Dave Santaniello has spent his entire career at the forefront of music brand partnerships. First, for 25 years at Sony Music and then on the brand/agency side for the last 8 years as the head of music for United Entertainment Group/Edelman.

An expert in the music business ecosystem, Dave has worked with superstars to baby acts, for live events & talent buying, music licensing & sound design to integrated multi-level brand partnerships.

He currently runs his own boutique marketing services agency, MAP Entertainment Ventures, helping artists, music rights holders, start-ups, and brands as a trusted guide in this space.

A published songwriter & multi-instrumentalist, Dave also composes lyrics for brand campaigns having worked with Doritos and Unilever.