Cherie Hu is an award-winning writer who specializes in analyzing, tracking and critiquing innovation in the global music business. You can find her work in Billboard, Forbes, NPR Music, Music Business Worldwide, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and many other publications. Her music-tech newsletter Water & Music reaches over 6,000 subscribers weekly, from budding artists and managers to C-Suite executives at major music corporations. 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 25 conferences around the world. She is currently working on a book for Bloomsbury about the parallels between independent music careers and tech entrepreneurship.