Global Head of Creative Development at Yessian Music. Former SVP, Global Music Production at Dentsu mcgarrybowen. Extensive experience producing large-scale music driven content, sonic branding, original song / re-record production, music strategy, music supervision, licensing and negotiation, talent, unions, creative and department leadership. Intricate collaboration with composers and artists.
Produced global launch campaigns involving elaborate production and recording processes for United Airlines (London Symphony Orchestra at Abbey Road) and Intel (Vienna Philharmonic at Wiener Musikverein, Vienna).
Recent campaigns include American Express (2022 Clio for Music) and Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary. Other clients include United Airlines, Intel, Verizon, Chase, Chevron, Northrop Grumman, Subway, Levi's, Marriott, Burt's Bees, Hershey's, Kraft, Coke, Jaguar, Volvo, and Heineken.
As SVP Global Music Production at Dentsu mcgarrybowen, built and led a substantial and highly recognized music department. Established and implemented best practices across music production, music business affairs, music licensing, and legal that covers Dentsu's global network, ensuring music remains an integral part of the creative process and that clients, creators, and rights holders are well informed and protected.
Career includes extensive work as a Music Producer, Arranger, Music Supervisor, and Drummer having toured, recorded, or performed with artists including Chris Whitley, Daryl Hall, Phoebe Snow, Lou Reed, Shawn Colvin, and Roger McGuinn. Performance highlights include Carnegie Hall, Beacon Theater, and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Awards (partial list):
2022 Clio For Music (American Express), 2021 London International Awards Music and Sound (Burt's Bees), 2016 London International Awards Music and Sound (United Airlines) and 2016 London International Awards Music and Sound (Intel).
Voting Member of the GRAMMYs, Judge for Clios, AICP, AMP Awards, Music and Sound Awards.