Olaf Furniss is a journalist and founder of Born To Be Wide, an organisation which hosts music business seminars and Scotland’s music industry convention/showcase, Wide Days. He covers for a wide variety of media including the BBC, The Scotsman, Musik Woche and I-Q, and has written for Billboard, Music Week, Audience and fono. Olaf has given guest lectures at universities in the UK, Norway and Germany, and has worked as a consultant for several music industry conferences including Sonic Visions, Bylarm, Reeperbahn Festival, GoNorth, Berlin Music Week and Canadian Music Week.