Jake Schneider is a Partner and the Director of Agency Development at Madison House Inc., a booking and management company based in Boulder, Colorado. During his time at Madison House he has helped diversify the agency\u2019s roster and has garnered a reputation as one of the music industry\u2019s most talented young leaders. A University of Iowa alum, Jake began his career promoting shows in the upper\u00adMidwest. He moved to Boulder shortly after college to join the Madison House team as a booking agent and manager. Today, Schneider books some of most successful and cutting\u00adedge acts in music \u00ad including BASSNECTAR, Beats Antique, Lotus, Paper Diamond, Keys N Krates and dozens of others. Schneider works around\u00adthe\u00adclock to revolutionize the space in which fans relate to a live show, maximizing the experience within outdoor festivals, arenas, amphitheaters and venues across the country. Jake lends his insight to many organizations and panels\u037e Insomniac\u2019s EDM Biz, Pollstar Live!, IMFCON, Cutting Edge Music Conference, Canadian Music Week and SF MusicTech Summit are just a few who have tapped into his expertise for their various events. Sitting on the advisory board of the not\u00adfor\u00adprofit Conscious Alliance, Jake works within music communities to raise much \u00adneeded monetary and food donations for economically isolated Native American reservations. He is also a member of the Colorado Rapids advisory board where he works to improve the overall fan experience for the club, which is one of the 10 founding soccer teams in the MLS. From his adaption to the Rocky Mountains' relaxed lifestyle to his passion for all things technology and geekdom, Jake may very well be the world's only music agent\/fly\u00adfisherman\/comic book nerd. As diverse and complex as his talented roster, Jake continues to push the boundaries of concert booking and set groundbreaking footsteps for the future of the music business.