Ben O’Hara currently holds the position of Head of Music Business (Higher Education) at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne Australia where he recently introduced the first specialist music business master’s degree in Australia. Ben has a broad range of experience in the music industry, having worked in music publishing and licensing as well as event and artist management. He has also been a performer for over 15 years, and runs his own booking agency, Flower Pot Entertainment Productions. Ben has published 6 music business text books; ‘Copyright, Royalties and Publishing’, ‘Music Event and Festival Management’, ‘Establishing a small music, entertainment or Arts business’, ‘Music Marketing, PR and Image Making’, Artist and Event Management and ‘Budgeting and Bookkeeping for Creative People’. A website www.thebiz.com.au was also created to accompany the books. Ben holds a Bachelor Arts in contemporary music (Honours) from Southern Cross University and a Masters of Business (Arts and Cultural Management) from The University of South Australia and is currently completing a PhD at Monash University.