Desi Omeara (US)

Speaker (Kobalt Music)

Desi O'Meara is a music industry veteran with over a decade of experience in A&R. He began his career at Island-Def Jam before moving on to become Director of A&R at Columbia Records/Sony Music. During his tenure at Columbia, Desi played a key role in identifying, signing and overseeing the creative development of artists such as Dove Cameron, Kaskade, Frenship, and Phoebe Ryan while also fostering relationships with songwriters, producers, and managers alike. Additionally, Desi spent a year working with Sony Sweden's A&R team in Stockholm, where he gained valuable knowledge and experience working with Scandinavian artists and songwriters. Most recently, Desi has joined Kobalt Music Publishing as Director, Creative/A&R based in NYC. Where he works closely with the US dance roster, Kobalt Sweden roster and has signed artists such as Aluna, Jack Kays and Michal Leah.

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