Press Article


March 11, 2010 - New York, NY – Section 101, a leading destination for artists wishing to take control of their digital content, is pleased to announce company CEO & President Elizabeth Leahy will be moderating a panel at this year’s SXSW Music Conference. Liz, one of the founders of Section 101, submitted the panel idea based on a need she felt coming from the industry. From her experience running the company, Liz has identified a true call within the artistic community for a better handle on digital assets. Getting A Digital Ass Kicking? Is the web dominating you, or are you dominating the web? Be the master of your domain! was recently highlighted in an article on SXSW in the Austin Chronicle. Joining Liz on the panel is Jaison John of 5B Management, Steve Yegelwel of S-Curve Records, Greg Cargill of bigMETHOD and singer-songwriter Susanne Vega. Vega, one of better-versed artists on the topic of using the Internet, has never been shy in engaging her audience online, adding another dimension to her successful 25 year career. Getting a Digital Ass Kicking? convenes on Saturday, March 20 at 3:30pm at the Austin Convention Center, Room 15. About Section 101 Section 101 has developed a revolutionary new web-publishing platform that enables music artists, celebrities and other entertainers to proactively take charge of the proliferation of digital content on the web and effectively market their brand across the growing number of online channels. Section 101’s platform provides artists with an easy-to-use environment to intuitively create, deploy and manage their digital persona, while providing integrated tools to organize and leverage the artist’s fans via branded communities and viral content. Artists and brands such as Duran Duran, Carina Round, Diane Birch, Kaci Battaglia, Todd Alsup, Woodstock Universe and the Mountain Jam music festival all rely on Section 101 technology.