Cherie Hu is an award-winning writer focusing on innovation in the global music business. Her weekly music-tech newsletter Water & Music reaches nearly 7,000 subscribers, from budding artists and managers to C-Suite executives at major music corporations. You can also find her work in Billboard, Forbes, NPR, Music Business Worldwide, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and many other publications. She has spoken as an expert commentator on CNBC, CGTN America and SiriusXM; as a guest lecturer at institutions like New York University, Northeastern University and the University of Oregon; and as a moderator, panelist or keynoter at over 30 conferences around the world. She is currently working on a book for Bloomsbury about the parallels between independent music careers and tech entrepreneurship.