Ian Hennessy has worked in the music business for twenty-five years. Ian has worked in a variety of areas of the music business including music retail, live music and concert promotion, management, sync and record and music publishing. Working with Crashed Music & Records recording artists and songwriters he has gained a vast amount of experience and has taken a particular interest in publishing and all copyright related matters.
Ian, as executive director, has guided and managed Crashed Music going into their fifth decade in business. Crashed Music own a large Irish music catalogue including works by established and emerging songwriters as well as administering the publishing for a number of other catalogues.
Ian has a degree in Information Systems and Information Technology and is keen to monitor how new technologies can continue to influence and shape the music business of the future.
Ian is on the steering committee for new organisation AIM Ireland (Association of Independent Music Ireland).