Big Data – Identifying audience based on media consumption
Big Data – Identifying audience based on media consumption

Trace Thomas Joins Muzit Advisory Board

Co-founder of Masterlab, Skyview Systems to advise Big Data Company

For Immediate Release

Orlando, FL (January 8, 2019): Muzit Inc. a big data company for the entertainment industry announced today that Trace Thomas has joined the Muzit Advisory Board.

Thomas, co-founder of Masterlab and Skyview Systems, has been an Executive Advisor, Developer and Technology Evangelist for Sony, Apple, Sonic Solutions, Avid Technology, and assisted several great upstarts including CoSA After Effects (acquired by Adobe Systems), Taiyo Yuden (Invented the CD-R), Rimage Corporation, Motion Computing (original inventor of the Tablet Computer), E-Med (Inventor of Medical Imaging Workstations and acquired by Raytheon), Bowers & Wilkens (World’s best Loudspeakers) and most recently Gracenote (Inventor of Audiofile meta-tag tracking and acquired by Sony Corporation).  Trace has worked with artists such as Prince, Madonna, Eminem, Rolling Stones, Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Bee Gees, Ministry, Smashing Pumpkins, Britney Spears, Mandy Moore, Enya, Clannad, Bjork, Prodigy, NIN, Collective Soul, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lauren Hill, Khia, ‘Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige and hundreds more.

“We’re honored that Trace has agreed to join the Muzit Advisory Board,” said Tommy Funderburk, Muzit’s founder.  “His expertise and vision will help us shape future product development for Muzit’s entertainment industry data solutions.

About Muzit:

Founded by respected copyright owners and entertainment industry insiders, Muzit Inc. is the first to combine big data science, machine learning and consumer friendly marketing practices to capture and monetize the entertainment preferences of the global Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file sharing market. Muzit has created the proprietary TRACE Platform to provide copyright owners with actionable P2P intelligence, powerful marketing tools and insights to identify, engage and monetize the world’s largest untapped distribution channel.  To learn more, visit 

About Masterlab:

Masterlab is a pioneer in Content Mastering for Audio, Video, Internet, Mobile, Medical, Print and Network Systems. Masterlab consults companies including Apple Computer (Professional Products), Avid (Video Workstations), Adobe Systems (CoSA After Effects), Taiyo Yuden (CD-R Manufacturing), Sonic Solutions (Audio Mastering), Sony Records (Artist Content), Rimage Corporation (CD & DVD Duplication and Labeling), Gracenote (File Management) and many more. led by Trace and Sara Lee Lucas (co-founder of the music group Marilyn Manson) also employs proprietary Audio and Video mastering, manufacturing and content delivery services for a range of Music and Television Clients including Prince, The Rolling Stones, Nine Inch Nails, Madonna, Enya, Jay-Z, Maroon 5, Collective Soul, The Prodigy, Jewel, Tori Amos, Linkin Park, Disturbed, Smashing Pumpkins, Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Outkast, Jermaine Dupri, Pitbull, Warner Music, Sony Records, Universal, EMI, and hundreds more. Trace and Masterlab to date have achieved 176 million R.I.A.A. certified unit sales with over 5,000 clients on five continents. Masterlab has been providing articulate creative services, technology assessment and management, and engineering expertise to Music, TV, Film, Gaming, Technology and Corporate clients worldwide since 1995. To learn more, visit

Skyview Systems is a technology company offering a game changing way for celebrities, companies and individual entities to broadcast content direct to viewing consumers across the globe on 2.5 Billion Devices. Skyview Systems offers Private Label Networks the ability to directly accept Advertising on their own channel, accept premium Subscriptions and portability to the growing market for consumer devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire and X Box.  To learn more, visit