Dan Spears is the Vice President of Industry Relations and Licensing at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). As Vice President, Mr. Spears works closely with BMI’s Licensing management team to create strategic, value-driven sponsorships and customer events. He serves as a pivotal bridge between the company’s Licensing, Writer/Publisher and Business Affairs teams. In addition, Mr. Spears supports BMI’s Legal and Government Relations department to promote synergies at the state legislative levels. In this role, Mr. Spears continues to develop new customer initiatives and strategic partnerships that feature BMI songwriter performances and help educate key accounts, while providing new sources of revenue for affiliates and licensees.