Daniel Johansson is a researcher at the Linnaeus University, in Computer Science with a focus on Music and Cultural Studies. His research is mainly targeted at how music industrial processes changes as a result of new digital distribution methods.
He also co-founded TrendMaze in 2009, an IT company that is consulting record labels, collecting societies, artists, festivals, booking agencies, managements and other actors in the music industry. Daniel writes news and analyzes for Musikindustrin.se and Musikförläggarna.
He is a well-known debater on issues concerning digital distribution of music, usually taking a more long term perspective on the development, trying to identify trends that might change the landscape in the coming years.