Linda Portnoff

Founder, Riteband

Linda Portnoff is the founder of the startup Riteband that develops a stock exchange for music. She is also the former CEO of the industry-backed organization Musiksverige (Music Sweden) and the author of the yearly statistics report “The Swedish Music Industry in Numbers”.

Linda holds a Ph.D. in accounting and finance and has done research on the changes in the music industry landscape since the beginning of the 21st century. She is an international keynote speaker on the music industry, the development of the intangible economy, and the creative industries’ challenges and possibilities. The last few years she has been invited to share her expertise all over the world ranging from the Nordic region to the United States, China and Kenya.