Creative Impact

Daniel Nordgård

Daniel Nordgård is an associate professor at the University of Agder, where he teaches music business and management. He is also the author of the book “The Music Business and Digital Impacts” (2018). He has a broad background in music, foremost as musician and artist. Nordgård’s research centers on the music industry and the cultural industries, with a special emphasis on digital change. In 2013 Nordgård was appointed by the Norwegian government to lead their committee on music streaming and digital change in the music industry and wrote the committee’s report. He was also a member of the COST-financed network Dynamics of Virtual Work, looking at digitalisation and work. Nordgård holds several positions in different boards, nationally and internationally, including Gramo (Norwegian collecting society for recording artists and record companies), The Norwegian Film Institute, Gramart (The Norwegian featured artist organisation). He also sits on the board of the International Music Business Research Association (IMBRA).