Heiko Hoffmann is a German music expert, editor, lecturer, curator and consultant. He's director of label and artist relations at the online music store Beatport and has been editor-in-chief of Groove magazine for 17 years. He’s also teaching at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University. Hoffmann has been a key-note speaker, moderator and panelist at conventions and festivals. He's a member of the board of advisers at Goethe Institut and jury member of various international artist programs.