Matt Medved heads Billboard’s dance/electronic music department and cross-department content strategy, founding digital vertical Billboard Dance in May 2015, and regularly contributing to the magazine. He holds law and master’s degrees from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Medved has represented the publication as a speaker at Harvard Business School, SXSW, Winter Music Conference, EDMBiz, Amsterdam Dance Event, Canadian Music Week, International Music Summit Engage, XLIVE and the International Music Festival Conference. He has been interviewed as a guest expert by GQ Magazine, CBS This Morning, Entertainment Tonight’s The Insider, Access Hollywood, Grammy Pro, AOL Build, Billboard Radio China, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Orlando Sentinel, TV Guide Magazine, PIX 11 News and more.
As a DJ, producer and curator, Medved has performed at global festivals (Electric Zoo, Billboard Hot 100 Fest, Sunburn, Abroadfest, Burning Man) and radio (SiriusXM Electric Area, Rhythm 93.7 FM, WNUR 89.3 FM), and has signed releases to Interscope and Downtown Records.