CRS Adds Executive Coach and Shazam CEO as Speakers

Riley and Adkinns

Riley and Addicks

Lori Addicks (leadership and team development coach) and Rich Riley (Shazam CEO) have been announced as featured speakers for Country Radio Seminar 2015.

Addicks’ presentation, Increasing Your Resilience & Performance with EQ (Emotional Intelligence), will take place Thursday, Feb. 26 followed by Riley’s address Friday, Feb. 27, about the use of Shazam for programming and promotions.

As President of Larkspur Group, Addicks is a consultant, facilitator and executive coach specializing in leadership, organizational and team development, as well as multi-generational diversity. She has more than 25 years of experience in over 60 countries working with multiple industries including Coke, Cox, Apple, Aetna, AT&T, Atlanta Housing Authority, Walton Communities, McKesson Health Care, Recall, Brambles, Dean Foods and PC Tools.

Riley’s app has more than 100 million monthly active users and recently introduced its Hall of Fame. In 1999, he led the team that developed and patented what would become the Yahoo Toolbar ( He spent 13 years in diverse leadership roles at the internet company including EVP, Americas and SVP, EMEA and led Corporate and Business Development. In 2011, Riley was a 40 Under 40: Ones To Watch by Fortune. Shazam is the No. 1 sales referral app for iTunes.

CRS 2015 will be held Feb. 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn.


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