Niclas Molinder

Portrait image of Niclas Molinder, music producer and CEO of Session


Niclas Molinder is CEO of Session, the world’s first independent global hub for music metadata sourced from creators. He founded the company with Max Martin and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA in 2014, after 20 years of songwriting and producing for artists like Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Mary J Blige.


Swedish musician and producer Niclas Molinder on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference, showing a slide that shows the music platform CLIP.

The Evolving Landscape of Music Creation in the AI Era

Swedish songwriter and music producer Niclas Molinder discusses rapid changes in the music industry and the potential impact of AI on music creation. Molinder is well-known for his collaboration with ABBA member Björn Ulvaeus and Max Martin, one of the most successful music producers and songwriters from Sweden. He sees a “huge need“ to educate…
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Swedish composer and music producer Niclas Molinder shows an AI-generated song imitating Johnny Cash at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

AI & Music: New Opportunities for Creators

In his captivating presentation, Niclas Molinder, a highly regarded Swedish songwriter and producer with over 20 years of experience, discusses how AI is revolutionizing the music industry – yet again. Follow Molinder through his riveting presentation to get an insider’s perspective, as he explains how AI tools are helping creators compose music, while music users…
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Music producer Björn Ulvaeus, of ABBA fame, speaks at DLD Munich about the sorry state of the music industry and how artists could be better rewarded

Solving One of Music’s Biggest Challenges

Music is as old as humanity itself but has only become an industry over the past 100 years. In this short time, recorded music has gone from records to tapes and CDs to, most recently, music streaming and social media platforms like Spotify, TikTok and YouTube. What do these recent developments mean for artists and…
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Preview image showing the cover of the DLD magazine The Promptah with Sam Altman, along with publishers Steffi Czerny and Christian Teichmann; musicians Elisabeth Furtwängler and Niclas Molinder; BMW executive Daniela Bohlinger and Harvard professor Martin Puchner.

Meet “The Promptah”, DLD’s People Magazine for Curious Minds

It’s hard to make sense of all the buzz around AI and a world in constant change. So we asked experts from various disciplines for guidance. Take a look – and download your copy of “The Promptah” for free!
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

Highlights of DLD Munich 2023: Find videos, images and speakers of Europe’s leading innovation conference in one place…
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