Daniel Granados is a musician, cultural researcher, producer and currently director of Cultura Viva, a program of the Barcelona City Council championing culture in community management, participation, and the new cultural economy. He is also an advisor in music policy and coordinates the Mesura de Govern per a la Música (Council Music Program). From there, Daniel advocates for new policy and regulations to allow live music at bars, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as developing a new framework for busking. He previously ran the production company Producciones Doradas, working on contemporary popular music and research on the social uses of music linking to new relationships between creators and consumers. He coordinates and lectures at the Masters in Music Industry and Sound Studies at the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, and also teaches "Regulation and Finances Project Management" at ESDI (Design Studies School of Barcelona). He has also worked in radio at El Diferencial, In-Edit Radio, ICATFM, DUBLAB and Scanner FM.