Kimberly Tanikromo (NL)
Speaker (Next Era Publishing) - 2019
Kimberly Tanikromo was appointed Head of Creative at Next Era Publishing at the beginning of 2019. After a start working in both events and artist management at Headfirst Management, she soon moved to and made an indelible mark at the forward-thinking bitbird - originally founded by San Holo. Overseeing all aspects of the development of the label and its releases, she was instrumental in positioning the label at the forefront of the scene with a standout and consistent series of events, interesting music, and apparel. Acknowledged by the Billboard “Top 5 Independent Labels of 2018” accolade. She moved to the Head of Creative position at Next Era publishing where she is spearheading creative development, seeking opportunities in production, curation, musical supervision and licensing for the full roster consisting of established names such as: The Track Masters, Laidback Luke, Blasterjaxx, as well as burgeoning talents like Olly James, Reebs and Tera Kòrá.
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