Founder & CEO, Agora Media/Senior Fellow, Technology Initiatives, Intertrust/Grammy Award Winning Producer-Songwriter/Technology Executive/Inventor/ Fellow, Royal Society of Arts Albhy Galuten is an American technology executive and futurist, and a Grammy Award-winning record producer, composer, musician, orchestrator and conductor. He has numerous inventions and has produced 13 number one hits with singles and albums selling over 100,000,000 copies. He has been nominated for seven and won two Grammy Awards, a Dramalogue award and a BMI award and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His productions include the Bee Gees, Eric Clapton, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand, Rita Coolidge, Jellyfish, and more. As an innovator, Galuten invented the first drum loop for Saturday Night Fever. The technique was subsequently used by Toto for the song Africa and drum loops are now part of the basic fabric of today’s recorded music. After inventing the Enhanced CD, Galuten went to work as a Vice President at Ion where the technology was refined and brought to major labels for releases by groups as diverse as Alice in Chains, Keb' Mo', No Doubt, and Sarah McLachlan. After working at Ion, Galuten went to Universal Music Group where he established the first technology/business development division at a major record label, eventually growing to a 45-member team. After Universal Music Group, Galuten was an executive for 15 years at Sony Corporation of America and Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation). Galuten has 9 issued patents.