I’ve always led a double life of music and technology which serves my clients, partners, and/or employers well. On the music side, I co-owned and operated San Francisco’s Blue Room Studios and served as an audio engineer for countless CD’s including a Grammy-nominated Latin jazz release, assisted in the production of a double platinum album, and served as a guitarist, keyboardist and singer for various bands.
On the technology side, I served as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for Angry Coffee.com, which launched the first publicly-available web-based interface to Napster and Napster-like networks just as the Internet emerged as a musical force.
Lately I have been able to bring my technology, product, business and music experience to my clients and other professionals as both consultant and industry expert, including but not limited to:
- SF MusicTech Summit
- SXSW Music Accelerator
- SXSW V2V
- Live365’s Avenue Live“
I have managed the web, and social media strategy for musicians since the Myspace days, helping them navigate the dynamic world of the Web and social media to help build loyal, engaged fans in the most effective, creative ways.
I have discovered great people doing great things and helped them get funding, and I have connected poeple and companies and made great things happen.
I enjoy keeping up to speed on the latest and greatest ways for musicians, bands and brands to implement a strategy of communication via the Web, Facebook, Twitter, and beyond, which enables fans to find, listen, share, buy, and engage the artists’ music via the Web or live in local venues. WordPress is my platform of choice to support a maximum-impact Web presence. My clients include bands and brands seeking visually exciting and effective Websites, incorporating permission-based marketing which drives calls to action and tangible, commercial results. Please do not hesitate to contact me today.