Member Since September 2022
I am an experienced and entrepreneurial C-Suite executive who has built multiple businesses (Superfecta Recordings, The Ideal Copy, Superfecta Entertainment) and I have managed teams for THX, the Warner Music Group, EMI Music, iXL Interactive, Wherehouse Music and others. I have spent the better part of my career at the intersection of entertainment and technology and have helped migrate legacy businesses into the online world. I fine tune the balance between creative and analytics; I am a creative thinker and brainstormer. Over the years I have overseen Personal, Product, Financial and Project Management, Business Development, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Merchandising and eCommerce. Specialties: Executive Leadership, Product and Project Management (using Agile and Lean techniques), Business Development, Merchandising, Marketing, A&R, Financial Planning (including P&L responsibility), Retail Strategy (on and offline), Content Licensing, Contract Negotiation, Tour Management, Publishing and more.
Failure can be one of life's greatest teachers. At one time or another, every leader will experience some degree of professional failure. While the experience can be disappointing or frustrating, it can also serve as a powerful teacher, imparting valuable lessons that can shape one's views or career trajectory. If you've experienced failure in your professional journey, know that you're not alone — and you're not down for the count. Below, 12 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council share the biggest lessons they've learned from professional failure and the lasting impact of that hard-earned wisdom.
Following these creative suggestions for thought leaders can help you gain the authority you need to stand out. In a crowded industry full of experts, standing out and gaining recognition as a thought leader requires a touch of creativity. While expertise and knowledge are essential, it's the ability to showcase your unique perspective and captivate audiences that sets you apart. So, how can you harness creativity to become a standout thought leader in your field? Below, Rolling Stone Culture Council members explore unconventional strategies that will help you make a lasting impact, attract attention and position yourself as a trusted authority in your industry.
Digital marketing is changing constantly, but experts believe these shifts could have a major impact on campaign effectiveness. As a marketing leader, your primary goal is to ensure your campaigns connect with the intended target market. This task is easier said than done in a world of shrinking consumer attention spans and competing digital communication channels. However, modern marketing is ever-evolving, and certain changes in trends and tools could make a big difference for marketers who want to improve their reach and see more results. Below, nine Rolling Stone Culture Council members explore some key shifts in the digital marketing realm that could help companies better connect with their audiences.
With Q1 behind them, business leaders can use Q2 as an opportunity to look ahead at what they want to achieve by mid-year. The second quarter of the year is a great time for business leaders to take stock of their progress and set goals for the months ahead. Whether you're looking to boost sales, improve operations or expand your team, it's important to have a plan in place to make the most of Q2. But where do you start? Below, Rolling Stone Culture Council members share their tips and strategies for starting Q2 off on the right foot. From assessing company performance to refining your business objectives, these insights can help you drive growth and achieve your goals.
Burnout is an all too common feeling among business leaders, but thankfully there are effective ways of overcoming it. Carrying the weight of a business on your shoulders can be an exhausting endeavor. Constantly worrying about your business’s success, about the livelihoods of those who work there and about your role as a leader can all eventually lead to feelings of burnout and fatigue. Add in the simple day-to-day stressors of life, and your motivation is often the first thing to go. But even if you feel this way now, it’s not too late to get your motivation back. Luckily, there are some tactics you can use to lift yourself up and find your motivation again. Below, 11 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council discuss a few of those tactics as well as how leveraging them can positively impact your ability to carry on leading.
Founded by filmmaker George Lucas, THX is at the intersection of media and entertainment, collaborating with filmmakers, video game developers, consumer electronics manufacturers, automakers, movie studios and theatres to develop THX Certified products and next-gen entertainment technologies that deliver immersive entertainment experiences. Products featuring THX are of the highest quality in their class, whether in the cinema, in the home, or on the go.