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December 9, 2021 5:00 pm
Season 4

Duke DC’s Career Conversations featuring Steven Marks A.B. ‘89 & J.D. ‘92, Founder and CEO, RoadNation

with DukeDC, DukeGEN & DEMAN DC
Entertainment Business & Law Music

Steven shares his successful career path from 20+ years as Chief, Digital Business & General Counsel of the Recording Industry Association of America to establishing a company which revolutionizes the touring business. With his entrepreneurship skills and innovative thinking, Steve created a new platform in 2019 which modernizes the touring industry by helping independent artists create tours, optimize revenue (from ticket sales and merchandising), minimize risk and enhance fan engagement. RoadNation empowers fans and independent performers to work together to forge a stronger relationship which leads to more concerts in front of more fans in more cities.


Steven Marks A.B. ‘89, J.D. ‘92

Founder and CEO, RoadNation

Moderated by Lauren Menkes, A.B. ‘83, P. ‘24

DEMAN Representative of the DukeDC Board

Lauren Menkes is a transactional entertainment attorney with over 30 years experience spanning all aspects of scripted, unscripted, live action and animated television/streaming, motion picture, literary and podcast formats. At Boyarski Fritz LLP, Lauren represents authors, screenwriters, public speakers, journalists, directors, producers, actors/reality talent, models, graphic designers, literary agents and celebrity estates.

About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.