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Michael Rajna

Michael Rajna is the Director of Licensing at KONAMI, a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties for more than 40 years. Michael has been synonymous with KONAMI’s music videogames since joining the company six years ago, licensing hundreds of songs for games such as DanceDanceRevolution, Karaoke Revolution, Walk It Out!, Pop N’ Rhythm and the arcade version of Guitar Hero. His leadership and connections with some of the best known names in entertainment, such as FOX, Warner Bros, Marvel and Lionsgate, have helped generate partnerships and incorporate intellectual property into gaming titles including Glee, Saw, the Simpsons, X-Men and American Idol. Before coming to KONAMI, Michael spent 10 years working in the music licensing industry with Warner Bros Records. In that time, Michael worked with a wide variety of high profile musicians from Madonna to Frank Sinatra. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.