Wyatt Jenkins (US)
In 1997, he joined the Denver-based DJ crew Casa Del Soul started by DJ Sense (AKA Nathan Uhlir) and including DJ Catt, Ty Tek, DJ Foxx and Little Mike. In between 1999 and 2004 he wrote deep house and tech house music both as a solo artist and with partners, DJ Foxx, Little Mike, DJ Catt and Jonas Tempel. Between 1999 and 2004, he travelled nationally and internationally to perform at nightclubs and parties including residencies at The End Up in San Francisco, RedNo5 in Chicago. Wyatt released music on Casa Del Soul Records, Vibernt Records, Imix Records, Household Recordings, Primal Recordings and his own label Hochokai Recordings. During his career, Wyatt booked and/or DJ'd alongside House, Techno, progressive house, artists including Derrick Carter, David Morales, Little Louie Vega, Richie Hawtin, Sasha, John Digweed, mark farina, Doc Martin, Jeff Mills, Danny Tenaglia, Chemical Brothers, John Acquaviva, Fatboy Slim, Josh Wink, and X-press 2 In 2003, Wyatt was approached by Eloy Lopez, Jonas Tempel and Brad Roulier (one-half of duo The Manufactured Superstars) to help start Beatport.com. He became a board member of Beatport in 2004 and worked there until September 2009. During his time at Beatport he held the title of various positions including head of operations and spoke on behalf of the company on Dance Music related panels internationally such as Mutek in Montreal 2005 and Amsterdam Dance Event on topics related to electronic music and digital distribution.